Ells Ray Hammett, 93 - Travelers Rest

Ells Ray Hammett, 93, went home to be with the Lord Thursday, January 1, 2015.

Born in Tigerville, SC on April 19, 1921, he was the son of the late James Edward and Mamie Pittman Hammett Coster. Mr. Hammett was a graduate of Mountain View High School and later attended Draughans Business College. He was a long time member of Enoree Baptist Church and was the owner and operator of Laurens Road Barber Shop.

Surviving are his wife of 67 years, Beatrice Lollis Hammett; 2 daughters, Sharon H. Hill, and Lisa H. Bowles; a son, Kenneth W. Hammett and 4 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held on Saturday, January 3, 2015 at Enoree Baptist Church at 2 p.m. with visitation prior from 1 p.m. until 2 p.m.

Burial will follow at Mountain View Memorial Park.

The family will be at their respective homes.