Janet Hawkins Hamrick



Janet Hawkins Hamrick, age 75 of Ellenboro died Tuesday, August 15, 2017 at Hospice House of Forest City. Janet was born on November 1, 1941 in Rutherford County and was a daughter of the late Leonard Hawkins and Frances Cartee Hawkins Roberts. She was a homemaker and a member of Pilgrim Baptist Church. Her son, Don Hamrick and brothers, Darrell Roberts and Larry Hawkins preceded her in death.

Survivors include her husband, Gerald R. Hamrick, a son, Shane Hamrick and wife Chelly of Cherryville, a brother, Reggie Ferland of Georgia, and sister, Linda Emory of Forest City. There is also one grandson, Matt Hamrick of Ellenboro and a great-grandson, Jase Hamrick.

Funeral services will be held at eleven o'clock Friday, August 18, 2017 in the Pilgrim Baptist Church with Reverend Bruce Duncan officiating. Interment will follow in the Bethel Baptist Church Cemetery. Visitation will be from six until eight o'clock Thursday evening at The Padgett and King Mortuary.

Memorials may be made to Hospice of Rutherford County, Post Office Box 336, Forest City, North Carolina 28043. The Padgett and King Mortuary & Crematory is in charge of arrangements and an online guest registry is available at www.padgettking.com