February 11, 1917 - December 25, 2017
Hazel Goodman Moretz, age 100, of Bristol, VA passed away on Monday, December 25, 2017 at NHC Health Care of Bristol. She was born in Bristol, VA on February 11, 1917, the daughter of the late Lee and Catherine Isley Goodman. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her late husband, George Moretz and five sisters and one brother. She was a lifelong resident of Bristol, VA. She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother. She was a proud of her 62 year marriage to George. She loved her family deeply and loved spending time with them and doing things for others. She was known as a hard worker and loved to work outside and care for her lawn and garden. Hazel was a faithful member of Reynolds Memorial United Methodist Church. She was a remarkable example of how hard work, dedication to family, pride in community and faith will lead to a life well lived. She was Secretary-Treasurer of Moretz Candy Company, Inc. Manufacturers of Red Band Candies, and played an important role in the success of the company. Survivors include her daughter, Jerrie Moretz White and husband, Bill; her son, Gene Allen Moretz and wife, Margo; three grandchildren, Bill White, III and wife, Jill; Donald White and Susan White; three great-granddaughters, Cydney, Paige and Sarah White. The family will receive friends from 5:00 – 7:00 P.M., Thursday at Akard Funeral Home. A private committal service and interment will be held in Mountain View Cemetery. In lieu of flowers memorials may be sent in her memory to Reynolds Memorial United Methodist Church, 327 W. Mary St., Bristol, VA 24201 Condolences and memories may be left for the family at akardfuneralhome.com Akard Funeral Home, (423) 989-4800 is serving the Moretz family.
Hazel Goodman Moretz, age 100, of Bristol, VA passed away on Monday, December 25, 2017 at NHC Health Care of Bristol. She was born in Bristol, VA on February 11, 1917, the daughter of the late Lee and Catherine Isley Goodman. In addition... View Obituary & Service Information
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