September 1, 2009
Kathryne Faye Hamlin September 01, 2009
Kathryne Faye Brewer Hamlin formerly of the Canal Zone, Balboa, Panama, died peacefully on Tuesday, September 1, 2009 after a long illness.
Mrs. Hamlin was born on November 25, 1917 in Vass, NC. She graduated from Flora MacDonald College (later to be known as St. Andrews Presbyterian College) with an education degree. She left Moore County in the early Fifties to accept an early childhood elementary teaching position in the newly formed Canal Zone in Panama. There she met and married Eugene Hamlin. They were married forty-seven years before his death. While in the Canal Zone, Mrs. Hamlin was active in the Order of the Eastern Star and their charities, and her work--associated activities that she enjoyed. Mrs. Hamlin taught first grade in the Canal Zone, Panama for twenty-six years before she and her husband returned to Moore County to live out their retirement in the family home in Carthage.
Mrs. Hamlin was predeceased by her parents: Mr. and Mrs. Stacy Brewer, her brothers: Thomas Brewer, Angus (Mack) Brewer, Stacy (June) Brewer, J. Bion Brewer, and her sister Anne Margaret Brewer.
She is survived by her sister-in-laws: Thelma Ritter Brewer and Phyllis Apperson Brewer both of Moore County, her nieces; Kitty Brewer Spillman, Suzanne Brewer McDonald, Kathryne Brewer McFarland, and her nephews; Joe Brewer, Bobby Brewer, Steve Brewer, Craig Leffingwell and Charles Leffingwell.
The family will be receiving friends 2:00 PM Friday at Fry and Prickett Funeral Home followed by a graveside service at 3:00 PM at Cross Hill Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to Community Home Care and Hospice, 185 W Illinois Ave, Southern Pines, NC 28387. Fry and Prickett Funeral Home is assisting the family.