Hazel Hart Hanger of Elkins will celebrate her 96th birthday on Feb. 9.
Hanger was born Feb. 9, 1917, on Chenoweth Creek, the daughter of the late Wade and Mabel Isner Hart. She has one brother, the late Arnold Wilson Hart.
On Oct. 16, 1939, she married the late Virgil C. “Ikey” Hanger. They have three children, Rebecca Shomo Hintz, Mrs. Joe (Mary Jane) Bertelli of Elkins and the late Bobby Hanger. She also has one grandson, Scott Shomo of Harman; two great-granddaughters, Brooke and Nicole Shomo; and one great-grandson, Christian Neal Shomo, all of Belington; one step-granddaughter, Christina Bertelli Coleman of Milton; and a niece, Jeanne Gardner Hart, also made her home with the Hanger family.
She is a member of the Church of God Family Worship Center, where she has served as Sunday school secretary for around 70 years. Her hobbies are watching TV and going to yard sales, and she loves McDonald’s.
Cards may be sent to 1512 South Davis Ave., Elkins, WV 26241.