DATELINE: KINGS MOUNTAIN, NORTH CAROLINA
Evelyn Gertrude Spencer Hamrick
Evelyn Gertrude Spencer Hamrick went to be with her Lord on March 23, 2020. She was the youngest of seven children born to Walter Lee Spencer and Gertrude Midyette Spencer on November 6, 1933, in Raleigh, NC. She was educated at Hayes Barton Grammar School and Needham Broughton High School in Raleigh, class of 1951, and continued her education at William Peace University and Meredith College. She married Larry Dean Hamrick, Sr., a native of Shelby, and they had two sons, Larry Dean Hamrick, Jr. (Florrie), and Rev. Patrick Spencer Hamrick. They have three grandchildren, Lindsay Elizabeth Hamrick Smith (Brian), Molly Midyette Hamrick, and Patrick Dunn Hamrick. She was a lifelong Methodist and very active in her church. She was president for several years of the Kings Mountain Historical Museum and served on the boards of Kings Mountain Hospital, North Lake Club, and Cleveland Home Health, now Healthy at Home. She held a NC real estate license and was an officer of Warlick and Hamrick Insurance Agency. She was in a garden club, bridge club, and book club during her years of many activities in Kings Mountain and was honored with a Paul Harris Fellowship by The Rotary Club. She and Larry enjoyed traveling to England, Scotland, Austria, Italy, Monte Carlo, Canada, Spain, and Puerto Rico. Due to current social health concerns, a private burial will take place at Mountain Rest Cemetery. A celebration of her life will be scheduled for later this year. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to Central United Methodist Church, 113 South Piedmont Avenue, Kings Mountain, NC 28086 and the Kings Mountain Historical Museum, PO Box 552, Kings Mountain, NC 28086.
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