Winona Hamer

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CARY — Winona (Winnie) Costello Hamer passed away on April 14, 2015, at the Woodland Terrace Senior Center in Cary.

Winnie was raised in Roanoke, Virginia. After graduating from Woman's College in 1958, she moved to Charlotte where she lived for over 40 years. She taught kindergarten at Providence Day School for 26 years and was a member of Sardis Presbyterian Church.

A graveside service will be 1 p.m. Saturday at Oak Grove Cemetery in Maxton.

She is survived by her husband John W. Hamer of Southern Pines; brother M.E. Costello (Lilla) of Atlanta, Georgia; daughter Laurie Adams (Fred Adams Jr.) of Morrisville; son Scott Hamer (Rachael) of Belmont, Massachusetts and grandsons Tripp Adams and Walker Adams of Morrisville.

Memorial contributions can be made to The Alzheimer's Society of NC, 3739 National Dr., Suite 110, Raleigh, NC 27612).

McDougald Funeral Home and Crematorium in Laurinburg is serving the Hamer family. A memorial register is at

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McDougald Funeral Home & Crematorium
305 East Church Street
Laurinburg, NC 28353
(910) 276-2200
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Published in Laurinburg Exchange from June 3 to June 4, 2015