Hazel was born on August 25, 1940 and passed away on Thursday, April 13, 2017. Hazel was a resident of North Carolina at the time of passing. Hazel was married to Otis. A Celebration of Life will be held at Riverside United Methodist Church at a later date. Memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society 930-B Wellness Drive Greenville NC 27834 or Riverside United Methodist Church 1400 Edgewood Drive Elizabeth City NC 27909. Twiford Funeral Home 405 E. Church Street Elizabeth City NC is assisting the Newton family.