Mrs. Hazel Elton King, 71, of Baxley, died March 20 at her residence.
Mrs. King was born Dec. 27, 1950, in Telfair County.
She is preceded in death by her parents, John Elton Sr. and Shirley Lowery Elton, and sister Mary Sue Day. She was a retired teacher with Appling County Board of Education and a member of Baxley Christian Fellowship. Her heart was teaching her students, but in her spare time she enjoyed playing tennis, enjoyed her pets, shopping, trips to the mountains and the beach. She loved spending time with her family and especially her husband Tony and daughter Toni Maria.
Survivors include her husband of 51 years, Tony G. King of Baxley; daughter, Toni Maria Bowers (Billy) of Baxley; brother, John Elton Jr. (Lisa) of Hazlehurst.
Graveside services were held March 22in Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church Cemetery with the Rev. Roger Daniels officiating.
Active pallbearers were Sandy Dominy, Dinah Lane, Debbie Stichcomb, Pam Deal, Vickie Ricketson and Janice Wilson.
Wainright-Parlor Funeral Home was in charge.