- 103 years old
- Date of birth: Aug 27, 1912
- Date of passing: Oct 28, 2015
|Let the memory of Essie be with us forever|
Essie Daniel Hamm, 103, a longtime resident of Granville County passed away Wednesday, October 28, 2015 at Sentara Meadowview Terrace in Clarksville, VA.
A native of Granville County, the daughter of the late Johnny Daniel and Dora Blackwell. She was the oldest member of Mt. Creek Baptist Church, was a homemaker, farmed and ran a country store for many years. She was a very talented seamstress and loved her nieces and nephews as if they were her own.
Funeral services will be conducted at 11:00 AM Saturday in the Eakes Funeral Chapel in Oxford by Rev. Johnny Richards. Burial will be in Mountain Creek Baptist Church Cemetery.
She is survived by a special nephew, Wayne Blackwell (Lillie) of Bullock and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband Claude Hamm, her twin sister, Bessie Blackwell and several siblings.
Flowers accepted or memorials may be made in memory of Essie Hamm to the Jerome and Dora Faulkner Scholarship Fund,% Mt. Creek Baptist Church, P.O. Box 668, Oxford, NC 27565.
Visitation will be held Saturday, October 31, 2015 from 10:00-11:00 AM at the Eakes Funeral Home in Oxford.
"I'm sorry to hear of the loss of your loved one. The Bible promises that very soon death will be done away with at Revelation 21:3,4. "And he will wipe out every tear from their eyes, and death will be no more, neither will mourning nor outcry nor pain be anymore. The former things have passed away. " I hope the promises of the Bible can bring you comfort during this difficult time."
"To The Hamm Family:
May the warm memories of your beloved Essie bring you many smiles in the days ahead. Jesus stated there will be a resurrection.(John 5:28, 29) We look forward to the day in the future when we can welcome our loved ones back and "death and pain will be no more" Rev 21:4 . Wishing your family much comfort during this difficult time. JW.ORG"
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