Hazel Fox

Published 6:12 pm Friday, June 4, 2010

Hazel Estelle Fox of 65 Hollyridge Lane, Tryon died on Saturday, May 21, 2010 at her home in Tryon from congestive heart failure after a final illness.

Born on September 4, 1917, she and her husband, Robert, came to North Carolina upon their retirement in 1976.&bsp; &bsp;

Hazel was a tireless volunteer after his death in 1989 and devoted time to many organizations including the Red Cross, the Tryon Riding and Hunt Club, the Congregational church and the Pacolet Area Conservancy.&bsp;&bsp; She never ceased to enjoy the special beauty of the area and worked to preserve it for future generations.&bsp;&bsp; &bsp;

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For many years, she enjoyed both the bowling and the fellowship of the senior bowling league in Hendersonville. &bsp;

She was a beloved mother to Douglas A Fox of Clinton,N.J., and Sandra L Brown of San Francisco, Calif.; grandmother to Robert Fox and Dean Fox; and loving sister to Mabel Miller and Gladys Reinbott of Taylors, N.C. &bsp;

She will be missed by many cherished friends both near and far. &bsp;

A memorial service celebrating her life will be held at the Congregational Church of Tryon on Saturday, June 19 at 2 pm.

In lieu of floral tributes, please remember her with a contribution to the Pacolet Area Conservancy. &bsp;

An online guest register is available at www.mcfarlandfuneralchapel.com.

McFarland Funeral Chapel, Tryon.