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Hazel Harrison Wrenn Ferguson

May 14, 1925 March 29, 2015
Hazel Harrison Wrenn Ferguson
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Hazel Harrison Wrenn Ferguson passed away on March 29, 2015 after a long and courageous battle with various forms of cancer.   Born on May 14, 1925 in Greensville County, Hazel was the eldest daughter of the late Mr. Frederick Harrison and Mrs. Ethel Brantley Jones Harrison. Mrs. Ferguson was a 1942 graduate of Greensville County High School. In 1945 she married Roland Lee Wrenn and was married for forty-one years until his sudden death in 1986.  In 1988 she married Eugene Ferguson of Jarratt, Virginia who preceded her in death in 1999. Mrs. Ferguson was an active member of St. Andrew’s Methodist Church in Emporia,Virginia. Mrs. Ferguson was very active in the Woodman of the World Fraternal Organization both on the local and the state level, having served as Treasurer for Emporia Lodge # 287 for 35 years, and having served as Virginia Jurisdictional President from 1993 until 1995. She was employed for 30 years with Emporia Medical Associates until 1989.  Mrs. Ferguson is survived by an only son, Dennis Wayne Wrenn, and his wife, Judith Harrison Wrenn of Midlothian, Virginia; two grandsons, Bradford Harrison Wrenn of Pokomoke, Maryland and Bryan Sterling Wrenn of Hayes, Virginia, their wives, Stephanie Samuels Wrenn and Jennifer Davis Wrenn; five great-grandchildren, Berkeley Harrison Wrenn,  Brandon Sterling Wrenn, Tyler Davis Wrenn, Leeanne Montgomery Wrenn, and Nicholas James Wrenn. To her great-grandchildren she was affectionately called “Nee-Nee”.  Mrs. Ferguson is also survived by her loving sisters Mrs. Polly Wray and Mrs. Peggy Allen. She was preceded in death by one brother, one sister, one half-brother, and five half-sisters. She is also survived by many nieces, nephews, and great-nieces and nephews.  Dennis and Judy will receive their Richmond and Midlothian friends at their home from 7:00-9:00 PM on Thursday, April 2, 2015.  Visitation for Emporia friends and family will take place at Echols Funeral Home, 806 Brunswick Avenue, Emporia, Virginia 23847 on Friday, April 3, 2015 at 1:30 prior to the service to be held in the Chapel at Echols at 3:00 with entombment immediately following at the Greensville Memorial Cemetery.  Condolences may be sent to

Visitation, Friday, April 3 at 1:30 in Echols Funeral Home Chapel followed by the funeral service at 3:00 in Echols Funeral Home Chapel.
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