Claudette M. Hedrick

Published 6:29 pm Thursday, January 21, 2016


Claudette M. Hedrick
April 25, 1943 – Jan. 19, 2016

Mrs. Claudette Jane Miller Hedrick, age 72, a former resident of North Eden Drive, Washington, died Tuesday, January 19, 2016 at Transitions LifeCare in Raleigh.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 AM Saturday, January 23, 2016 in Wesley Hall at the First United Methodist Church, Washington, conducted by Rev. Forrest Smith.  Burial will follow in Oakdale Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM Friday, January 22, 2016 at Paul Funeral Home & Crematory in Washington.

The following will serve as active pallbearers: Gregory Hedrick, Logan Hedrick, Alexander Hedrick, Trevor Hedrick, Dillon Southerland and Austin Hanchey.

Honorary pallbearers will be Walter Manning, Ronnie Manning, Jimmy Hardison, Mike Manning and Phil Manning.

Mrs. Hedrick was born in Northampton, PA on April 25, 1943. She was the daughter of the late Tilghman A. Miller and Mazie Moser Miller. Mrs. Hedrick was an elementary school teacher for 30 years at Warsaw Elementary School in the Duplin County School System. Known as a good bowler and golfer, she was a member of the Duplin Country Club Golf Association. Mrs. Hedrick was a member of the Holly Springs United Methodist Church and the United Methodist Women. She hosted a weekly Ladies Devotion Group as long as her health permitted. In her spare time, Mrs. Hedrick loved to sew and read.

On February 2, 1963, she married Lonnie D. Hedrick, who preceded her in death May 8, 2011.

Mrs. Hedrick is survived by two sons, Greg A. Hedrick and wife Leigh and their sons, Gregory, Logan and Alexander, all of Arden, N.C.; Lonnie D. Hedrick Jr., his daughter, Alicia and his son, Trevor all of Cary, N.C.; daughter, Claudine Foss and her husband, Michael and their son, Dillon Southerland and their daughters, Christina and Katherine all of Warsaw; and three sisters, Charlotte Leindecker, Dora Wagner and Kathleen Thomas, all of Northampton, PA.

In addition to her parents and her husband, Mrs. Hedrick was preceded in death by a daughter, Claudia Jane Hedrick.

Memorials may be made to the “Operation Share House,” c/o Holly Springs United Methodist Church, 19621 U.S. 64, Williamston, N.C. 27892.

Mrs. Hedrick’s family “truly wishes to thank her church community, her neighbors, and her caregivers at home and from hospice for their time, devotion, dedication and sacrifice in making her comfortable.”

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Paul Funeral Home & Crematory in Washington is honored to serve the Hedrick family.