Lois Ann Hamer, age 83, of Boone, passed away August l4, 2021. Born December 29, 1937 in Troy, MO, she was a daughter of Olon and Floy Carver Morris. Ms. Hamer was a member of St. Elizabeth Catholic Church. A lady gifted with an impeccable sense of style, she owned and operated three fashion boutiques and was respected as an accomplished artist in multiple mediums. An excellent cook, she enjoyed preparing meals for family gatherings and especially loved vacations with family. Her favorite pastimes were playing bridge, travelling the world with her dear friends and simply having a good time. Lois spoke what was on her mind, and always meant what she said.
Ms. Hamer is survived by her brother Robert Osiek and wife Barbara of Champaign, IL, one daughter, Judy Seamone and husband, Nathan, of Boone; sons, Christofer Nenninger and wife, Stella, of Seguin, TX and John Thomas Nenninger of Elk Park; grandchildren, Amanda and Emily Nenninger, Nicholas Seamone, Alexandra Rosander and husband Steven, Elizabeth and Lily Nenninger, and Logan Harrison; one great granddaughter, Brooke Nenninger; her beloved companion, Marley and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by a son, Matthew Allen Nenninger and sister, Betty Faye McCormick.
A Memorial Mass will be celebrated Friday, August 20, at 11:00 AM, at St. Elizabeth Catholic Church, officiated by Father Brendan Buckler. Entombment will follow in the Church Columbarium.
Memorials may be made to Watauga Humane Society, PO Box 1835, Boone, NC 28607.
Online condolences may be shared at austinandbarnesfuneralhome.com
Austin & Barnes Funeral Home and Crematory is serving the Lois' family.