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 Elvin Edsil Hammons

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Elvin Edsil Hammons

Birth
Iconium, St. Clair County, Missouri, USA
Death
3 Sep 1999 (aged 80)
Blair, Washington County, Nebraska, USA
Burial
Omaha, Douglas County, Nebraska, USA
Plot
Segment# APOS, Lot# 328, Grave# 4
Memorial ID
143777799 View Source

Son of Eary and Lula Hammons. Brother of Thelma, Blondena, Faye, Irene, and Dale.

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The following information was provided by MrsB ID #47910340. Thank you for your help it is much appreciated:

Elvin E. Hammons, 80, of Blair, died Friday, September 3, 1999, at Blair Memorial Community Hospital after suffering a heart attack in his home.

Services were Tuesday, September 7 at the First Christian Church in Blair.

Elvin E. Hammons was born January 24, 1919 to Eary and Lula (Scott) Hammons in Inconium, Mo.

He grew up in Missouri and then on February 6, 1942, he entered the US Army. He served in an infantry division and was in the Normandy Invasion (D-Day), Ardennes (Battle of the Bulge), Northern France and Germany Campaigns.

He received four Bronze Stars for his actions in these campaigns and also the Purple Heart when he was wounded in action in Germany on March 8, 1945.

On January 19, 1943, he returned home to marry Gladys Duncan.

In 1948, they moved to Omaha where Elvin worked for Mainelli Construction Company until his retirement in 1980.

In August of 1972, they moved to rural Blair, then into Blair where he resided until the time of his death.

He helped at the Recycle Center and was a faithful member of First Christian Church.

He enjoyed building bird houses and yard ornaments and helping his neighbors and family keep their homes in good repair.

He is survived by his daughter and son-in-law, Paula and Larry Witt of Bennington; four sisters and brothers-in-law, Faye and Dennis Hamblin, Irene and Norman Church and Thelma and Babe Church, all of Clinton, Mo., and Blondina Barker of Centerview, Mo.; brother and sister-in-law, Dale and June Hammons of Clinton, Mo.; three grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents and his wife, Gladys, who died in July 1998.

Memorials are suggested to the First Christian Church or the Blair Rescue Squad.

Campbell-Aman Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

~~~obituary courtesy of Washington County Genealogical Association. Newspaper clippings on file in the Public Library, Blair, Nebraska

Son of Eary and Lula Hammons. Brother of Thelma, Blondena, Faye, Irene, and Dale.

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The following information was provided by MrsB ID #47910340. Thank you for your help it is much appreciated:

Elvin E. Hammons, 80, of Blair, died Friday, September 3, 1999, at Blair Memorial Community Hospital after suffering a heart attack in his home.

Services were Tuesday, September 7 at the First Christian Church in Blair.

Elvin E. Hammons was born January 24, 1919 to Eary and Lula (Scott) Hammons in Inconium, Mo.

He grew up in Missouri and then on February 6, 1942, he entered the US Army. He served in an infantry division and was in the Normandy Invasion (D-Day), Ardennes (Battle of the Bulge), Northern France and Germany Campaigns.

He received four Bronze Stars for his actions in these campaigns and also the Purple Heart when he was wounded in action in Germany on March 8, 1945.

On January 19, 1943, he returned home to marry Gladys Duncan.

In 1948, they moved to Omaha where Elvin worked for Mainelli Construction Company until his retirement in 1980.

In August of 1972, they moved to rural Blair, then into Blair where he resided until the time of his death.

He helped at the Recycle Center and was a faithful member of First Christian Church.

He enjoyed building bird houses and yard ornaments and helping his neighbors and family keep their homes in good repair.

He is survived by his daughter and son-in-law, Paula and Larry Witt of Bennington; four sisters and brothers-in-law, Faye and Dennis Hamblin, Irene and Norman Church and Thelma and Babe Church, all of Clinton, Mo., and Blondina Barker of Centerview, Mo.; brother and sister-in-law, Dale and June Hammons of Clinton, Mo.; three grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents and his wife, Gladys, who died in July 1998.

Memorials are suggested to the First Christian Church or the Blair Rescue Squad.

Campbell-Aman Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

~~~obituary courtesy of Washington County Genealogical Association. Newspaper clippings on file in the Public Library, Blair, Nebraska


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