Mrs. Hammitt was born in Trion, Georgia on March 16, 1926, daughter of the late Charlie Williams and Martha Gass Williams. She was a member of the East Trion Church of God and prior to retirement was employed with Reigel Textile in the Weave Room. Mrs. Hammitt was preceded in death by her husband, Claude Holland Hammitt, brothers, James Williams, Melvin Williams, Gene-Mack Williams, Forest Williams and a sister, Annie Lee Howard.
Mrs. Hammitt is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Ed and Brenda Hammitt; Grandson, Brian Hammitt and his wife, Robin; Granddaughter, Jennifer Prince and her husband, John; a sister, Betty Duckett; five great grandchildren, Gracee Prince, Lora Rollins, Justin Hammitt, Kaitlyn Hammitt and Jacob Hammitt; and a number of nieces and nephews.
Funeral Services for Mrs. Hammitt will be held Monday, May 17, 2010 at 11:00 A.M. in the Mason Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Jimmy Chasteen and Rev. Fred Mercer officiating. Interment will follow in the Green Hills Memory Gardens.
Pallbearers will be John Prince, Tim Carter, Randy Brooks, Michael McBride, Robert Williams, Justin Hammitt and Jacob Hammitt.
Mrs. Hammitt will be in state at the Mason Funeral Home where the family will receive friends Sunday evening from 6 until 8 P.M.