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Muriel Joyce Watts Ham, age 97, of 160 Little Laurel Road Extension, Boone, passed away, Tuesday evening, September 2, 2014 at Glenbridge Health and Rehabilitation. Mrs. Ham was born May 28, 1917 in Lydney Gloucester, United Kingdom and moved to the United States in 1981, making her home in Mountain City, Tennessee and later Boone, North Carolina. She was a retired public school teacher.
Mrs. Ham is survived by one daughter, Celia Whitlock and husband John of Boone; one son, Anthony Ham of London, England; one granddaughter, Anna Whitlock of Boston, Massachusetts; two grandsons, Matthew Whitlock and Manali Patel of Winston Salem, North Carolina, and Tom Whitlock and Sandy of Asheville, North Carolina; and two great-grandchildren.
There will be no services conducted for Mrs. Ham. Memorial contributions may be made to the Community Care Clinic, 141 Healthcare Drive, Boone, North Carolina, 28607. Online condolences may be sent to the Ham family at Hampton Funeral and Cremation Service is in charge of the arrangements.