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400 West Cherokee St
Post Office Box 428
Blacksburg, SC 29702
Phone: (864) 839-2334
Fax: 864-839-2335
Nell Hammett

Nell Hammett (Foster)

Thursday, January 23rd, 1930 - Saturday, April 18th, 2020
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Gaffney -- Nell Foster Hammett, 90, of 167 Cherokee National Highway, was promoted to Heaven on Saturday, April 18th, 2020, at her home surrounded by family.

Born in Blacksburg, she was the widow of Bobby Hammett and the daughter of the late Lewis Foster and Vera Roberts Foster. Mrs. Hammett retired as a public accountant and loved gardening and traveling to the mountains and Florida. She was a member of Cherokee Creek Baptist Church, where she was a member of Hazel Linder's Sunday School Class.

Surviving Mrs. Hammett are six daughters, Diane Allison and husband, Mike, of Gaffney, Linda Piercy and husband, Bill, of Mt. Holly, NC, Gail Humphries and husband, J.C., of Gaffney, Cathy Trammell of Gaffney, Betty Jo Patrick and Frank, of Gaffney, and Martha Eubanks and husband, Doug, of Spartanburg; one brother, Morris Foster, of Blacksburg; two sisters, Doris Gorman of Shelby, NC and Shirley Allen and husband, Bob, of McConnells, SC; twelve grandchildren, Tara Tucker, Travis Allison, Courtney Ritchie, Chris Piercy, Curt Humphries, Julia Humphries, Alex Trammell, Mary Trammell, Holly Hyatt, Jackson Eubanks, Gracie Eubanks, and Brady Eubanks; nine great-grandchildren; and her best friend, Betty Ann Ellis.

In addition to her husband and parents, Mrs. Hammett was preceded in death by a granddaughter, Jessie Humphries; a brother, Lawrence "Bud" Foster; and a son-in-law, Rusty Trammell.

A family graveside service will be held Tuesday, April 21st, 2020 at 2:00 pm at Frederick Memorial Gardens. Doug Eubanks, Travis Allison, Curt Humphries, and Jackson Eubanks will serve as pallbearers.

Memorials may be made to Cherokee Creek Baptist Church, 501 Buck Shoals Rd, Gaffney, SC 29341.

The family will be at their respective homes.

The family would like to give a special thanks to the workers of Interim HeathCare of the Upstate: Alaina Allison (RN), Jessie Linder (CNA), Scott Linnerud (chaplain), and Leighton Woodfin (social worker)

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    Frederick Memorial Gardens
    986 Chesnee Highway
    Gaffney, SC 29341
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  • Interment

    Tuesday, April 21st, 2020 | 2:00pm
    Tuesday, April 21st, 2020 2:00pm
    Frederick Memorial Gardens
    986 Chesnee Highway
    Gaffney, South Carolina 29341
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Sammy & Vera

Posted at 09:08am
Your loved one is now home with Jesus,for "Grace led her home". You are in our prayers.

Renae an Scott Bolf

Posted at 04:26pm
Ms Nell always sat in front of us in the old sanctuary. She was such a kind lady an will be missed. We will continue to
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Nelson and Frances Horton

Posted at 06:51am
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Dawne Howard

Posted at 12:53am
Dearest Diane and Family. Chuck and I are so saddened to hear of your precious mother's passing. She was indeed a sweet and loving woman. We are praying for you. We love you. Dawne Allison Howard

Michelle Butler

Posted at 04:51pm
Martha I'm so sorry for your loss. Your family is in my prayers.
Michelle Butler

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