|Birth: ||May 30, 1969|
|Death: ||Aug. 14, 1998|
Mrs. Carissa Fox Hamaty, age 29, of Flowery Branch, Georgia passed away August 14, 1998 at the DeKalb Medical Center in Decatur, following an extended illness. She was born on May 30, 1969 to Jim and Elaine Wooten Fox.
She was a native of Douglas, GA, and was a former employee of the Coffee County Sheriffs Department and the Georgia Bureau of Investigation. Carissa was a graduate of Lee University in Cleveland, Tennessee. She chose and was thrilled to be a full time mother to her daughter. She was a member of the West Ward Street Church of God in Douglas, GA.
Survivors include: her husband, Donald Hamaty, Jr. and her daughter Hannah Elizabeth Hamaty, both of Flowery Branch, GA.; parents, Jim and Elaine Fox, of Douglas, GA; Maternal grandmother, Mrs. Bertie Mae Wooten [#119758360] of Douglas, GA; paternal grandmother, Mrs. Estelle Fox [# 118195310] of Waycross, GA; maternal great-grandmother, Mrs. Lavada Wooten [#27652960} of Broxton GA; parents-in-law, Donald and Carole Hamaty of Atlanta, GA; several aunts, uncles and other relatives. She was preceded in death by her grandfathers, Joel Bryant Wooten [#119758386] and Paul Franklin Fox [#118195290].
Funeral services were held, Sunday, August 16, 1998 at 5:00pm at the St Elias Antiochaian Orthodox Church in Atlanta, GA. with Father Peter Shportun officiating. A. S. Turner & Sons Funeral Home of Decatur, Ga was in charge of these arrangements.
Mrs. Hamaty was transported to Douglas Ga, where funeral Services were held, Tuesday, August 18, 1998, at the West Ward Street Church of God. The interment followed in the Douglas City Cemetery.
Members of the Federal Bureau of Investigation [FBI], the Georgia Bureau of Investigation [GBI], Coffee County Sheriff's Department, Georgia State Patrol, Douglas City Police Department and the Elaine Fox Wednesday Night Class of West Ward Street Church of God all served as honorary pallbearers.
Special musical selections, "How Great Thou Art" and "Peace, Peace" were presented by the West Ward Street Church Choir, led by Wayne Baker, with Phyllis Ricketson at the organ and Christopher Phillips at the piano. A very Special Dedicated Song written especially for and about Carissa, "Don't Weep for Me", presented by the author and guitarist, Mr. David Teems, and at the graveside another special presentation dedicated to Carissa, "Friends", was rendered by the soloist, Mrs. Lynda Bryan. A closing prayer was offered by Father Peter Shportun.
Ricketson Funeral Home was in charge of the local arrangements.
Douglas City Cemetery
Maintained by: Faye S. Sinclair
Originally Created by: Steven F. Baird
Record added: Feb 17, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 33935659
God has another angel in his midst. I am so blessed to have the time we spent together. You were a caring, beautiful and giving person.|
Added: May. 30, 2013
One of the kindest people this earth will ever know.|
Added: Feb. 9, 2012
You were a good friend in school; always willing to help any way you could.|
Renee Wilkerson Elliott
Added: Oct. 2, 2010