Mrs. Hazel McDonald, 98, of Newport died Sunday, Dec. 16, 2012 at her home.

She was born July 16, 1914 at Weldon. She was a member of First Baptist Church where she served in many capacities. She also was a life long member of the Singing Federation. Mrs. McDonald is survived by one nephew Jessie W. Anthony and a host of other family and friends. Funeral services will be at 11:00 a.m. Friday, Dec. 21 at the First Baptist Church. Burial will be in Gum Grove Cemetery. Visitation will be Thursday, Dec. 20 from 4-6 p.m. at Tolerson and Son Funeral Home and Friday, Dec. 20 from 9:30-10:30 a.m. at the First Baptist Church. Arrangements by Tolerson and Son Funeral Home.