Hazel A. Condrey
Published 4:13 pm Wednesday, October 23, 2019
FRANKLIN — Hazel Anne “Abie” Condrey, 88, passed away on Oct. 22, 2019, in the East Pavilion surrounded by her family.
Abie was born in Enfield, North Carolina, and was a daughter of the late Paul and Hazel Caddell Condrey. She was also predeceased by two sisters, Betty Appleby and Polly Cook; a nephew, John Paul Cook; special aunts, Jeanne Gooden and Ruth Walker; and her lifelong friend, Ruth Baker.
Abie was a First Lieutenant in the Army Nurse Corps, and was a graduate of the DePaul Medical School of Nursing. She went on to earn her Nurse Anesthetist Certification at Norfolk General Hospital. She worked as a nurse anesthetist for many years in Richmond at MCV.
Abie was a member of High Street United Methodist Church, and was a member of the James L. Camp Jr. YMCA, where she was a faithful attendee of Maggie Evan’s aerobics class for many years.
She was an accomplished equestrian and a lover of all animals.
Left to cherish her memory are six nieces, Jennifer Shaffer, Jessica Taylor, Kate Loy, Lisa Bischoff, Amy Hayner, Emma William; great-nieces nephews and cherished friends.
The family would like to give a special thank you to Abie’s caregiver, Lizzie Darden.
The memorial service with military honors will be at 6 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 25, 2019, in Wright Funeral Home with the Rev. Nathan Decker officiating. There will be a reception at Fred’s Restaurant following the service.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Isle of Wight County Animal Services, 13044 Poor House Rd. Windsor, VA 23487.