Hazel Harrell Salter

Published 12:18 pm Monday, March 7, 2016

Hazel Harrell Salter

March 6, 2016

Hazel Harrell Salter, 88, of Bainbridge, Ga., passed away Sunday, March 6, 2016.

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The funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, March 8, 2016 at Grace Community Baptist Church with Rev. Rob Coram and Rev. Conrad Salter officiating. Interment will be at Pine Forest Baptist Church Cemetery with Spence Salter, Travis Salter, Shawn Bullington, Scott Bullington, Weyman Salter, Jr., Ben Poston, Tye Piercey, Michael Shepard, Josh Skipper, Tim Montgomery and Tom Bauldree serving as active pallbearers.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 7:30 p.m. on Monday, March 7, 2016 at Ivey Funeral Home. Online visitors may sign the guest register at

www.iveyfuneral.com. Memorial donations may be made to Memorial Manor Nursing Home, 1500 East Shotwell Street, Bainbridge, GA 39819, Alzheimer’s Project, Inc., 301 East Tharpe Street, Tallahassee, FL 32303 or Hospice of South West Georgia, 117 South Donalson Street, Bainbridge, GA 39817.

Mrs. Salter was born April 10, 1927 in Bainbridge, the daughter of William Conrad Harrell and Mattie Lou Roberts. She was a member of Albany Christian Church, Albany, Ga. Mrs. Salter loved flowers and had a green thumb like no other. Some said that if she threw out birdseed, birds would grow. She was a great cook and loved her family sometimes a little “too hard”.

Survivors include her children, Weyman Salter and his wife, Diane, of Albany, Barbara Shepard and her husband, Wayne, of Quincy, Fla., Conrad Salter and his wife, Paula, of Bainbridge, ¬†Hilda Bullington of Panama City, Fla. and Daryl Salter and his wife, Barbie, of Leesburg, Ga.; her sister, Mattie “Bunch” Auvil and her husband, Merle, of Crawfordville, Fla.; her 14 grandchildren; her 30 great-grandchildren; and her 3 great-great-grandchildren. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Spencer E. Salter; and her sister, Evelyn Gillette.