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Obituary for Barbara Hammett Shuford

Barbara Hammett Shuford, would have been 84 in 16 days, passed away on Saturday, March 18, 2023 at home.

Born in Cleveland County on April 4, 1939, she was a daughter of the late Martin Van Hammett and Frances Lovelace Hammett. She was retired from the Cleveland County Health Department as a supervisor of family planning and was a member of Palm Tree Church where she sang in the choir.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by brother-in-law, Warren Shuford.

Survivors include her husband of 63 years, Dwight Howell Shuford; son, Richard Dwight Shuford and Paula Brock of Marietta, GA; two daughters, Sandra Shuford Satterfield and husband Doug of Shelby and Lisa Shuford Batca and husband Ron of Raleigh; two brothers, Larry Hammett and wife Pat of Mooresboro and Ronald Hammett and wife Kathy of Cliffside; sister, Joyce Shuford of Lawndale and four grandchildren, Adam Satterfield, Luke Satterfield, Lara Batca and Alec Batca.

A graveside service will be held on Monday, March 20, 2023 at 11:00 am at Palm Tree Church with Rev. Jeff Clevenger officiating.

Memorials may be made to Palm Tree Church, PO Box 157, Lawndale, NC 28090.

A guest register is available at

Arrangements have been entrusted to Stamey-Tysinger Funeral Home & Cremation Center, Inc., Fallston, NC.