Laura Lean Hammitte

August 17, 1928 ~ September 13, 2023 (age 95) 95 Years Old


Obituary for Laura Lean Hammitte
Fayette - August 17, 1928 - September 13, 2023
Funeral services for Laura Lean Hammitte, 95, of Fayette, MS, who passed away on September 13, 2023, will be held on Sunday, September 24, 2023, at Greater Faith Worship Center at 2:00 P.M under the direction of Marshall Funeral Home. Interment will follow at Pine Grove U.M.C. Cemetery.
Visitation services will be held on Saturday, September 23, 2023, from 6:00 - 8:00 P.M. at Greater Faith Worship Center and on Sunday, September 24, 2023, from 1:00 P.M. until the service time at the church.
Laura, affectionately known as "Dancing Mother", was born on August 17, 1928, in Harriston, MS, to Charlie and Della Ann Hagan.
She is preceded in death by her parents; her husband, the late J.L. Hammitte Sr; two brothers, Grover and Albert Hagan; and four sisters: Waree Pierce, Julia Brinkley, Inetta Edwards, and Eloise Woods.
Laura leaves to cherish her memories two daughters, Pearl Lean Hammitte and Sherra (Clifton) Wilson; five sons: Jerry Joe (Ella), Carl (Terry), Alphonse (the late Ruby Hammitte), Willie (Brenda), and J.L. Jr. (Julie); 24 grandchildren; 31 great grandchildren; 4 great-great grandchildren; one sister-in-law, Henrietta Jones; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.

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