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Frances Rudisill Hamm

August 3, 1927 November 22, 2018
Frances Rudisill Hamm
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Frances Rudisill Hamm, 91, of Prosperity, died Thursday, November 22, 2018 at her residence surrounded by her family.

Mrs. Hamm was born on August 3, 1927 in Crouse, NC a daughter of the late D. O. and Blanche Fisher Rudisill.

She graduated from Winthrop College and taught school for a number of years in both N.C. and S.C.

Mrs. Hamm was a member of Wightman United Methodist Church, where she was a member of the Francis Asbury Sunday School Class and the Joy Group.

She enjoyed playing canasta with her friends and kayaking even at the age of 90. She loved flowers and gardening and interior design.

Mrs. Hamm loved her family and the trips to the beach with them to celebrate her birthdays each year. She is survived by her husband, David Bedenbaugh; children, James Walter “Wally” Hamm, Jr. (Rene’) of Charleston, David Andrew Hamm (Mandy) and Nancy Elizabeth Hamm Gause (Sam) all of Prosperity; sister, Patricia “Pat” Knowles (Dallas) of Crouse, NC; grandchildren, Cora McPherson (Nick), Drew Hamm (Krystian), Summer Hamm Childers (Tyler), and Bailey Gause; great grandchildren, Henry, Charlie, Isla Kate, Rayleigh, Bladen, Cason, Lena, and Ryker; and nieces & nephews, Susan H. Davis, Mot Hamm, Shell Hamm Jordan, Daniel H. Hamm, IV, Doug Knowles, David Knowles, and Donna Knowles Corriher,

In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her first husband, J. Walter Hamm and a nephew, Dan Hamm III.

The family will receive friends on Sunday from 5:00 until 7:00 PM at the Whitaker Funeral Home.

Funeral services will be conducted at 2:00 PM on Monday at Wightman United Methodist Church by the Rev. Brian Rainwater, the Rev. Jimmy Counts, and the Rev. Ralph Bowling, III.

Interment will follow in the Prosperity Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Daniel Hamm, Lee Foster, Huger Caughman, Jim Barnes, Doug Knowles, and David Knowles.

Honorary pallbearers will be Frank Hare, Michelle Crump, Billy Mills, and the members of the Francis Asbury Sunday School Class.

Memorials are suggested to Wightman United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 376 Prosperity, S. C. 29127 or Zion United Methodist Church, 80 Zion Circle Prosperity, S.C. 29127.

Memories and online condolences may be shared with the family at
Whitaker Funeral Home, Newberry, is assisting the family.

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5:00 PM 11/25/2018 5:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 11/25/2018 7:00:00 PM
Whitaker Funeral Home - Newberry

1704 College Street
Newberry, SC 29108

Whitaker Funeral Home - Newberry
1704 College Street Newberry 29108 SC
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Wightman United Methodist Church

302 North Main Street
Prosperity, SC 29127

Wightman United Methodist Church
302 North Main Street Prosperity 29127 SC
United States

Cemetery Details


Prosperity Cemetery Final Resting Place

McNeary Street
Prosperity, SC 29127

McNeary Street Prosperity 29127 SC
United States

Memorial Contribution

Wightman United Methodist Church

PO Box 376
Prosperity, SC 29127

Zion United Methodist Church

80 Zion Circle
Prosperity, SC 29127

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