Hazel Saul Patterson, age 93, of Asheboro passed away on Monday, December 5, 2022 at Randolph Hospice House in Asheboro, NC.
Mrs. Patterson was born in Salem, VA on August 28, 1929 to Charles Thomas and Bessie Jones Saul. 1 of 12 children. Mrs. Patterson was preceded in death by her husband of 51 years, William Patterson, Sr. and her son, William "Spike" Patterson, Jr., 6 grand children and 1 great grandchild. She was a member of Eastside Baptist Church in Statesville and was a former house parent at the Freewill Baptist Children's Home in Middlesex, NC. Hazel owned and operated Hazel's Hair Styling for over 30 years in her hometown of Salem, VA. She was a founding member of the VA Hairdressers Association, where she won numerous awards. Hazel loved to fish and spend time with her family.
She is survived by her children, Patricia "Pat" Blake (Gordon), Saul "Rocky" Patterson (Vicky), and Sue Nelson (Walter), 5 grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren and 4 great-great grandchildren.
A memorial service will be held at a later date in Salem, VA.
Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association, Mid-Atlantic Affilliate, Glen Allen, VA 23060 or your local SPCA.
Pugh Funeral Home in Asheboro, NC is serving the Patterson family. Please share remembrances and condolences at www.pughfuneralhome.com