MURFREESBORO – George Livingston Hazelton, age 71, of Holly Hill Road, died Tuesday, March 13, 2012, at Guardian Care of Ahoskie.
Mr. Hazelton was born in Pollocksville, NC on December 22, 1940, a son of the late Howard Bell and Zena Gibson Hazelton. He was a graduate of East Carolina University, received his Master‚??s Degree from Wake Forest University, and worked on his PhD in physics from the University of West Virginia. Dr. Hazelton was a professor at Chowan University for nearly 50 years, retiring only recently. He was a member of Murfreesboro Baptist Church.
Left to cherish his memory is his wife, Nancy Saunders Alston Hazelton; his daughter, Leigh Hazelton Sumner, her husband, Jesse and their daughter, Katelyn of Murfreesboro, NC; daughter, Susan Hazelton Price, her husband, Bob, and their children, Savannah, Caroline, and Spencer of Wilmington, NC; daughter, Laura Hazelton Rogers and her son Tripp of Richlands, NC; and a son, John Marshall Hazelton and his wife, Maria, of Wilmington, NC.
A celebration of life memorial service will be conducted at 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, March 24, 2012, at Garrett-Jones Funeral Home in Ahoskie, with the Rev. Dr. Lee Canipe officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Chowan University, #1 University Place, Murfreesboro, NC, 27855.
Family and friends may send condolences by visiting www.garrettjonesfh.com.