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Virginia retiree turns 100

by on February 23, 2011

Hazel Jackson (center) shows off a birthday card from APCo President and COO Charles Patton during her 100th birthday celebration.


February 6 was a very special day for Appalachian Power retiree Hazel Jackson. Surrounded by family and friends, Jackson celebrated her 100th birthday in the main dining hall at Wheatland Assisted Living in Hillsville, Va.

Born in Galax, Va., Hazel was an entrepreneur before coming to APCo after owning a store in Galax called the Variety. She began working for Appalachian Power on January 2, 1946, as a teller at the company’s Galax office. She also worked in Pulaski, Christiansburg and Hillsville. Jackson retired from the company on January 31, 1972.

Employees who would like to send Hazel a birthday card or note of congratulations may do so using the below address:

Ms. Hazel Jackson
C/O Angie Jackson — Appalachian Power Company
65 Forest Oak Rd.
Woodlawn, VA. 24381

From → Retiree Profiles

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