FLORENCE, Ala. (WAFF) – The Shoals community is mourning the loss of a beloved local business owner who has died unexpectedly.
“She was someone that so many of us looked to as a bright light and as an example of what can happen when you follow your dreams,” said Shoals Chamber of Commerce President, Caitlin Holland.
“I just feel like there is so much so much I can say about her that words can’t even begin to express… the loss,” said Downtown Florence Alliance Executive Director, Stephanie Vess.
She was a mother, daughter, business owner, and friend to many in the Shoals.
A friend that many are mourning after she died unexpectedly Wednesday night.
“Just stunned quite frankly that she’s gone,” said Holland.
Hamner owned two businesses in Florence, her most prominent, Reclaimed Spirit in downtown.
“She loved what she did. She loved reaching others through her art and through those pieces she chose to share…