Hattie Fort Hammortree, age 93, of Cadiz, Kentucky, passed away Wednesday, June 14, 2017, at Princeton Health and Rehabilitation Center in Princeton, Kentucky. Mrs. Hammortree was a member East Cadiz Baptist Church; the Thomas-Bridges Association; Trigg County Hospital Auxiliary; and Ophelia Chapter No. 55 Order of the Eastern Star, where she had served as chaplain.
She is survived by one son, Carl Blane Fort, Jacksonville, Florida; one sister, Sylvia Calhoun Myrtlye (James), Gilbert, Arizona; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
She was preceded in death by her father, William D. Bridges; her mother, Ruth Cunningham Bridges Calhoun; her first husband, Wilton B. Fort; and her second husband, Clarence Hammortree.
Arrangements are being handled by Goodwin Funeral Home, Inc., 138 Main Street in Cadiz, where the family will receive friends from 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM Sunday, June 18, 2017. Funeral services will be at Goodwin Funeral Home, Inc., at 2:00 PM Sunday, June 18, 2017, with the Reverend Bill Fort officiating. Burial will follow at Trigg Memory Acres in Cadiz.