Sunday, July 30, 1916 - Thursday, March 17, 2016
Mrs. Tura Hamm Daughtry of Dothan passed away Thursday, March 17, 2016, at the home of her daughter, Maryann, in Slocomb following an extended illness. She was 99.
Graveside services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, March 19, 2016, in the Hartford City Cemetery with Rev. Teresa Gilland officiating and Sorrells Funeral Home & Crematory of Slocomb directing.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Friday from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00p.m.
Mrs. Daughtry was born July 30, 1916, in Geneva County to the late Oscar and Inez Dooling Hicks. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Hartford. In WWII she worked as a supervisor in supply at Ft. McClellan Army Depot. She served as a sales clerk, assisted her husband on his mail route, and retired from Auburn Extension Service as a food nutritionist. She especially excelled as a homemaker, was an accomplished seamstress, and an outstanding cook.
In addition to her parents, her first husband, Coleman D. Hamm; husband, Lt. Col. James Burch Daughtry, one brother, Bob Hicks, and one sister, Ira Lee Barnes, preceded her in death.
Survivors include son, Coleman D. Hamm, Jr. (Jill), Hartford, daughter, Dr. Maryann Hidle (Dennis), Slocomb and son, Phillip J. Hamm II, Dothan; seven grandchildren; nineteen great grandchildren; one sister, Mattie Pearl Gilliland, Chattanooga, TN; and several nieces, nephews and other extended family and friends.