Jean Delores Whitehead Hammitt

Published 9:21 am Tuesday, November 3, 2015

Jean Delores Whitehead Hammitt, 80, of Elizabethton, passed away Saturday, October 31, 2015, at Ivy Hall Nursing Home following an extended illness.
A native of Carter County, she was a daughter of the late Earl and Hattie Whitehead.
Mrs. Hammitt was a retired CNA, having worked at Ivy Hall and other nursing homes in Elizabethton. She was a member of Southside Free Will Baptist Church.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Archie Hammitt, January 23, 2013; two sisters, Grace Whitehead and June Estep; and two brothers, Harlan and Donald Whitehead.
She is survived by her daughter, Carol Hilton, Johnson City; several nieces and nephews; and a special friend, Tamila Harmon.
The family would like to express a special “Thank You” to Victor and Judy Deloach, Joseph Taylor and the staff of Ivy Hall Nursing Home for the excellent care that Jean received. It was her wish to be cremated and no formal services are planned. Condolences may be sent to the family at our website:
Memorial Funeral Chapel is serving the Hammitt family.

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