JACKSON — Mrs. Hazel Lassiter Purnell, 72, of Jackson and a native of Roanoke Rapids, died on Tuesday, Oct. 12,

2021, at Vidant North Hospital in Roanoke Rapids.

Mrs. Purnell will lie

in repose from 2 to 6 p.m. Friday, Oct. 15, 2021, at T.L. Faison’s Funeral Care LLC in Seaboard, which is handling the arrangements.

The viewing will resume from noon to 1 p.m., followed by a celebration of life at 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 16, 2021, at the funeral home, with the Rev. Arthur Vincent officiating. She will be laid to rest in the Shearin Chapel Baptist Church Cemetery in Roanoke Rapids.

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