Barbara Lacey Hamer, 80, of Charlotte died on Sunday, November 7, 2021, at her residence. A native of Panama, she was the daughter of the late Clyde and Berta Lacey. In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by her brother, William “Bill” Lacey in 1990.
Born March 30, 1941, in Panama city, Panama, she moved to Asheville as a child. Barbara graduated from Lee Edwards High School and attended Western Carolina University. She retired from Wachovia Bank.
She loved her family, game shows (especially Family Feud) and watching America’s Funniest Videos with her grandson, Christopher. She loved attending sporting events with Mike and Cody and she loved good food and chocolate. Barbara also loved camping and oldies music and her favorite group, Celtic Women. She was of the Catholic faith.
Barbara loved to joke around when she younger and used to sing on the radio. She was a great friend and beloved mother.
A funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, November 11, 2021 in Wells Chapel of Faith, 1 Chapel of Faith Drive, Candler, NC. Visitation will be held from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m. prior to the service at the chapel. Interment will follow the service at Forest Lawn Memorial Park.
The care of Mrs. Hamer has been entrusted to Wells Funeral Home of Candler