Honea Path - T/Sgt. Norman E. Hammett Sr., 71, husband of Lucille Gambrell Hammett, of 12 Pinson Dr., died Sept. 7, 1994 at Anderson Medical Center.
Born in Hall County, Ga., he was the son of the late W.D. and Jessie Adams Hammett. He was retired from the Air Force with 20 years servvice, a veteran of World War II, and a recipient of the Purple Heart. He was a member of Chiquola Methodist Church.
Surviving in addition to his wife of the home, are a son, Norman Hammett Jr. of Seneca; three daughters, Janet Hammett Shiver of Sylvester, Ga., Elaine Hammett Gifford of Estill, and Sally Anne Hammett Coker of Honea Path; a brother J.C. (Bull) Hammett of Honea Path; five sisters, Mrs. Caroleen Murdock and Mrs. Ellen Murdock, both of Honea Path, Mrs. Clara Finley of Ware Shoals, Mrs. Mollie Evans of Pelzer, and Mrs. Lucille Bollinger of Greenwood; and nine grandchildren.
Services will be Friday at 3 p.m. at Pruitt Funderal Home with the Rev. Norton Craig and the Rev. James Welch officiating. Burial will be in Eastview Cemetery.
Was a noted historian. Gathered and compiled volumes of history about Honea Path and surrounding areas. Donated many documents to the Anderson County Library.
Dexter "Hoot" Houston Hammett,Honea Path (1911 - 1967)
Austin Hammett (1912 - 1918)
Wofford Detroit Hammett, Honea Path (1914 - 1977)
Jesse "Bull" Coleman Hammett, Honea Path (1920 - 2000)
Winford "Wink" Murphy Hammett, Wedgefield, SC (1926 – 1991)
Clara Elsie Hammett Finley, Ware Shoals (1924 - 2001)
Olin Rudolf Hammett (1927 - 1928)
Ellen Doris Hammett Murdock, Honea Path (1929 - 2000)
Eunice Caroleen Hammett Murdock, Honea Path (1930 - 2007)
Mary Ella Hammett (1932 - 1932)
Ethel Rhetta Stone Moore (1918 - 1982)
Lucille Stone Bollinger (1920 - 2012)
"For Those Who Fought For It, Freedom Has A Flavor The Protected Will Never Know."
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Norman E Hammett
Serial Number 14126293
State South Carolina
Branch Warrant Officers
Army Of The United States - Voluntary Enlistments
Birth Year 1922
Enlist Date 11-27-1942
Enlistment Place Fort Jackson Columbia South Carolina
Term Duration of War, Plus 6 Months
Education 4 Years High School
Civilian Occupation Unskilled Occupations in Manufacture of Textiles, N.E.C
Marital Status Single
Dependents No Dependents
Enlistment Source Civilian
Conflict Period WWII, World War 2
Laura Lucille Gambrell Hammett
Dexter Houston Hammett
Austin Dexter Hammett
Wofford Detroit Hammett
Jesse Coleman Hammett
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