Hazel M. Folashade

Published 5:21 pm Friday, October 29, 2021

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AHOSKIE, NC – Hazel Marcell Folashade, age 53, passed away on October 26, 2021 at Vidant Roanoke-Chowan Hospital of Ahoskie, NC.

Mrs. Folashade was born in Trinidad and Tobago on December 21, 1967, a daughter of Francis Woodruffe and Enid Primus. Hazel was a smart, brilliant woman with a big heart. She was an organizer and fixer, having fixed several medical practices that were being run badly. She truly loved her work as a Patient Care Advocate with Cigna Healthcare.

Hazel was a devoted wife and mother, always encouraging both her husband and children in all their endeavors. She was instrumental in encouraging her husband in his medical career. Hazel touched many lives wherever she went and will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved her.

Left to cherish her memory is her devoted husband Charles Oluifemi Folashade, Sr.; her father, Francis Woodruffe of Trinidad and Tobago; her mother Enid Primus-Seth of Ahoskie, NC; her son, Charles Folashade, Jr. of Las Vegas, NV; her daughter, Christal Folashade of Las Vegas, NV; three brothers, Francis Woodruffe, Jr. of Trinidad and Tobago, Franklin Woodruffe of Baltimore, MD, and John Woodruffe of Trinidad and Tobago; and her sister, Chrystal Taylor (Kevin) of Mount Wolf, PA.

A celebration of life service will be held on Saturday, October 30. 2021 at 3:00 pm, at Garrett-Sykes Funeral Service of Ahoskie, with Father Robert Schmid officiating.

Garrett-Sykes Funeral Service – Ahoskie Chapel is handling the arrangements for the Folashade family and online condolences can be directed to the family by visiting www.garrettsykesfs.com.