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Teresa Lynn Hazelwood / October 09, 2017

Teresa Lynn Hazelwood, 50, of South Boston, died Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2017. She was born in Halifax County on Nov. 11, 1966, a daughter of Joyce Ann Martin Guthrie and the late George Thomas Hazelwood Sr. She was married to Tony Lee Thaxton and was a member of Fork Baptist Church.

Ms. Hazelwood is survived by her husband, Tony Lee Thaxton of South Boston; her mother, Joyce Ann Martin Guthrie and John Guthrie of Nathalie, Wanda and Bill Toombs of Cluster Springs; one son, Shawn Powell Sr. and wife Paula of Scottsburg; two daughters, Jenny Hazelwood and Kwame Gaines of South Boston, Heather Winbush and husband Kadeem of Scottsburg; four grandsons, Shawn Powell Jr., Hunter Powell, Gunner Powell and Zane Winbush; one granddaughter, Trinity Crews; one sister, Tracy Thompson and husband David of Nathalie; one brother, George Hazelwood, Jr. of Cluster Springs.

She was preceded in death by one granddaughter, Marrissa Powell.

Graveside services were held Friday, Oct. 6 at 3 p.m. at Clover Cemetery with Rev. Ken Warfield officiating.

Memorials may be directed to a charity of your choice.

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Arrangements by Powell Funeral Home.

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