Lena Hazel Compton Howery

Hazel Compton Howery, 89 of Floyd, VA passed away Tuesday September 15, 2009 at Skyline Manor Nursing Home. She was affectionately known for her beautiful flowers at 177 Barberry Road. They were her pride and joy. Hazel was preceded in death by her husband Chester B. Howery, brother Bruce Compton, mother Nellie Harmon Compton father Ward Compton. She is survived by a son & daughter-in-law Wayne & Leslie Weddle of Lewisburg, WVA, grandson Michael Weddle of California, sister Ruby Vest of Floyd, two half sisters & husbands Louise & Theodore Via of Floyd, Lucy & Charlie McAlexander of Pfafftown, NC, step sister & husband Patsy & Welby Cockram of Floyd.

Also very special niece Wanda Radford, great niece Amy Phillips, great-great niece Taylor Phillips all of Floyd. Many more nieces and nephews, dear friends, and her church family at Floyd Baptist Church that she cherished.

Funeral service will be held 11:00 a.m. Friday September 18, 2009 at the Floyd Baptist Church with Rev. Dave Holladay officiating. Interment to follow in Jacksonville Cemetery. Family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Thursday September 17, 2009 at Maberry Funeral Home Chapel.

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