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Loetta Myrtle HamerPassing: January 6, 2023


Chastain Funeral Home

Funeral Service

Wednesday, January 11th @ 2:00pm


Chastain Funeral Home

Wednesday, January 11th @ 12:00pm-2:00pm


Hamer Cemetery

Wednesday, January 11th

MITCHELL – Loetta Myrtle Hamer, 101, passed away Friday, January 6, 2023, at Westview Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.

Born November 2, 1921, in Princeton, Kentucky, she was the daughter of Jess Bert and Ruby Myrtle (Pugh) Long.  Loetta married Otto Glenn Hamer February 18, 1940 and he preceded her in death August 17, 2010.

Loetta was a homemaker and artist and was a member of the Princeton Art Guild.  She was a member of the Elm Grove Baptist Church in Murray, Kentucky.

Surviving are her son, Glenn (Linda) Hamer of Mitchell; six grandchildren; several great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren, with two on the way; brother, Harry Long of Oregon; and son-in-law, Barry (Julia) Clark of Dongola, Illinois.

Her husband; parents; daughter, Barbara Jean Clark; siblings, Larry Long, Jerry Long, Jeanie Buchanan, and Shirley Ferre, preceded her in death.

Funeral service will be at 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, January 11, in the Memorial Chapel of Chastain Funeral Home & Cremation Center with Reverend Glenn Hamer officiating.  Burial will be in Hamer Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 12:00 p.m. until the service on Wednesday at the funeral home.

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3 Guest Comments

  1. Guest: Delbert D Wray | SALEM
    Date: January 13, 2023
    So sorry about your loss Bro. Glenn and Linda.
  2. Guest: Stephanie Chastain | Long Beach, Ms.
    Date: January 10, 2023
    I’m so sorry for your loss. I will be praying for your family.
  3. Guest: Ron Henson | Bedford, IN 47421
    Date: January 8, 2023
    So sorry for your loss. Such a sweet lady and enjoyed her when I worked at Westview Manor. May God comfort you and family in the days ahead and give peace.