Shirley Faye Solomon Hamlett, 85, of 901 Ridge Road, Roxboro, died Sunday morning, March 8, 2020 at Roxboro Healthcare & Rehabilitation Center.
Ms. Hamlett was born Sept. 1, 1934, in Person County, daughter of the late John Shaub Paul Solomon and Edith Virginia Solmon Solomon. She retired in 1995 from Pulley, Watson, King and Lischer Law Firm, previously worked for the Jackson & Hicks Law Firm, served as Vice President of the Roxboro Garden Club from 1998 – 1999, was former treasurer of The Family Pool, was a member of Warren’s Grove United Methodist Church, and was a former member of Brooksdale United Methodist Church where she sang in the choir, taught Sunday School, and played the piano. Shirley enjoyed playing the piano, reading, tending to her flowers, traveling, and spending time with her family.
Surviving are three children, Kenneth “Ken” Hamlett and wife, Michelle of Temple Terrace, Fla., Michael Hamlett and wife, Jeanne of Raleigh, and Dana H. Woodham of Roxboro, seven grandchildren, Ashley Wilcox and husband, John, Bryan Hamlett, Andrew Hamlett and wife, Maria, Ignacio Oteiza, Beatrice Hamlett, Kaitlyn Hamlett and Sommer Woodham; five great grandchildren, Michael Christian Hamlett, Lily Wilcox, Violet Wilcox, Juniper Wilcox and Primrose Wilcox; three sisters, Corrine S. Logan, Loula S. Conques and husband, Duane and Vicki S. Clark and husband, Ken.
In addition to her parents, Ms. Hamlett is preceded in death by two sisters, Mary Jane S. Parks, Pauline S. Weddle; and brother, Samuel S. Solomon.
A Celebration of Life will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, March 13, at Warren’s Grove United Methodist Church with the Rev. Ann Benson and Pastor Casey Adams officiating. Inurnment will follow in the Person Memorial Cemetery. The family will receive friends and guests from 12:30 - 1:30 p.m., Friday, March 13, in the church fellowship hall prior to the service.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Roxboro Healthcare & Rehabilitation Center Activity Fund, 901 Ridge Road, Roxboro, NC 27573 or to the Warren’s Grove United Methodist Church Building Fund, 1511 Wesleyan Road, Roxboro, NC 27574.
Arrangements are by Strickland and Jones Memorial Funeral Services, 1810 Durham, Road, Roxboro, NC 27573. Online condolences may be made at stricklandandjonesfs.com.