TELL CITY – Garnet B. Hammack, 86, passed away Tuesday, March 18, 2014, at Perry County Memorial Hospital.
She was born in Stephensport, Ky., Oct. 31, 1927, daughter of the late Minor and Tisha (Sego) Burns. Also preceding her in death were her sisters, Dorothy Powers and Marie VanConey and her brothers, Omer Bryant, Sidney Burns and Junior Burns.
Garnet was a 1946 graduate of Cannelton High School. On Feb. 21, 1948, Garnet married Edwin Hammack, who passed away in 1996. Garnet retired from General Electric and enjoyed playing cards, dancing and camping with family and friends.
She is survived by her daughters, Garnetta Hoehn (Pat), of Jeffersonville and Lana Feltner (Dan), of Derby; her sons, Dan Hammack (Kathy), of Tell City, Mike Hammack (Angela), of Tell City and Jeff Hammack (Rhonda), of Ashburn, Va.; 13 grandchildren, Joel and Jeremy Aldridge, Danielle Naviaux, Bryce, Andy and Tyler Hammack, Kayci Macke, Blair and Jill Hammack, Myra Stumler, Jared Feltner, Shane and Brodie Alley and 22 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 22, at Huber Funeral Home, Tell City Chapel, with burial in Greenwood Cemetery. The Rev. Lee Brown will officiate. Visitation will be from 3 to 8 p.m. Friday and from 9 to 11a.m. Saturday.
Memorial contributions may be made to Perry County Memorial Hospital or Perry County Community Foundation. Messages of condolence may be sent to the family at www.huberfuneralhome.net.