Hazel G. Drewry

Published 6:47 pm Tuesday, February 13, 2018

FRANKLIN — Hazel Grace Lawrence Drewry, 83, widow of the love of her life, Clinton McKinley “C.M.” Drewry Jr., passed away on Feb. 10, 2018, in the East Pavilion.

Hazel G. Drewry

Mrs. Drewry was a native of Franklin and a former resident of Newport News. She was a daughter of the late Willie Edward Lawrence and Winnie Wynn Lawrence Pierce and Wiley Benjamin Pierce. She was also predeceased by an infant son, C.M. Drewry III; a sister, Mamie Mae Pritchett; and brothers, Louis, Willie A. and Johnnie E. Lawrence.

Mrs. Drewry was a 1953 graduate of Franklin High School, and grew up in the Franklin Congregational Christian Church.

Left to cherish her memory are daughters, Crystal Lynn McClintock (Paul) of San Antonio, Texas; Cheryl Wynn Drewry Beaver (Joseph) of Yorktown; and Cheri “Gwynn” Drewry Desaulniers of Angier, North Carolina; sisters, Barbara Jean Barron (Walter) of Gunnison, Colorado; and Winnie Pierce Patterson (Fred) of Norfolk; six grandchildren, Michelle, Kevin, Elyse, Lanie, Carmen and Hannah; and 11 great-grandchildren, Skye, Bliss, Eden, Glory, Isaac, Everett, Haven, Aiden, Van, Curren and Eleanor.

The memorial service will be at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 17, in Wright Funeral Home with the Rev. Nathan Decker officiating. Burial will be private.

Memorial donations may be made to your favorite charity or the Alzheimer’s Association, Southeastern Virginia Chapter, 6350 Center Drive, Suite 102, Norfolk, VA 23502.