Hazel Wimmer Andrews, 95, of Hudson passed away Sunday, June 30, 2013 at Valdese Regional Medical Center.
Mrs. Andrews was born in Buchanan County, VA to the late Suel Wimmer and Alta Perkins Wimmer. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her first husband; Robert Joshua Keen and her second husband Hardy Andrews; a son Raymond Keen; a great-granddaughter Collen Keen; her brothers, Joe, Grat and Bill Wimmer; her sisters, Julie Mullens and Eva Goodman.
She was retired from the school system and was of the Baptist faith attending Sunrise Baptist Church.
Those left to cherish her memory are her sons Louis Keen and wife Edith of Asheboro, Robert J. Keen, Jr. and wife Cora of Hudson, James Keen of Melbourne, FL, Ralph Andrews and wife Reba of Hudson, and Dale Andrews and wife Cookie of Hudson; her daughters, Alta Lou McRary of Granite Falls, Billie Sue Waisner and husband Wayne of Seagrove and Ruth Hodges of Lenoir. She is also survived by 18 grandchildren, 25 great grandchildren and 5 great, great grandchildren.
A funeral service will be held Friday, July 5, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. with Reverend Edd Warren officiating. Burial will follow at Greenhill Memory Gardens in Richland, VA. The family will receive friends at Pendry's Lenoir Funeral Home Wednesday, July 3, 2013 from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m.
Serving as pallbearers will be the grandsons and great grandsons of Mrs. Andrews.
The family respectfully requests that memorials be made to Caldwell Hospice and Palliative Care, 902 Kirkwood Street, Lenoir, NC 28645.
Online condolences to the family may be placed at www.pendrysfuneralhome.com
Pendry's Lenoir Funeral Home is honored to be serving the family of Hazel Wimmer Andrews.