|Birth: ||Feb. 10, 1914|
|Death: ||Mar. 5, 1940|
He was the oldest of eight children born to James Lee and Ruth Schooler Hammons. He had a knack with horses and was an excellent rider. He was also a wonderful dancer.
He married Hazel Priscilla Morrison in 1935 and they had a son, Royal. They divorced soon after marriage and in 1936, he married Alice Jane Ernst in Yuba City, CA. They met while he was breaking horses in the riverbottoms between Yuba City and Marysville, CA. They had one daughter, Barbara Ruth Hammons.
He committed suicide by carbon monoxide poisoning. It broke his parents and siblings hearts and they never got over it. As for me, his daughter, I wish I could have known him.
A very big thank you, sent with love to Laura Grissom Tips, for sponsoring my father's site. You are a special angel Laura.
James 'Lee' Hammons (1891 - 1955)
Ruth Schooler Hammons Hollis (1895 - 1969)
Alice Jane Ernst Hammons/Carlson (1920 - 1964)
James Edward Hammons (1914 - 1940)
Forest Elvin Hammons (1916 - 1979)*
Donald Earl Hammons (1919 - 2001)*
LaVerda Ruth Hammons Gruwell (1928 - 2010)*
Aubrey Duane Hammons (1930 - 1994)*
Arlie Wayne Hammons (1931 - 2008)*
Harold Lloyd Hammons (1933 - 2009)*
Merle Doyle Hammons (1936 - 1936)*
James E. Hammons
Note: Thank you, Roger, for you act of kindness in photographing Daddy Jim's head stone and placing it here. You are the best.
Plot: Section 45 row2 grave 7
Created by: Barbara Hammons Davis, D...
Record added: Feb 06, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 17829646