Frances C. Hammer Obituary

Frances Corry Hammer passed away peacefully at her home in Huntsville, Texas on December 17, 2018.  She was born in Birmingham, Alabama on July 4, 1918 to William F. and Lily Nina Corry.  She grew up in Timpson, Texas and was a member of the First United Methodist Church there. She graduated from Texas Women’s University and later married Charles O. Hammer on Sept.3, 1938.  They raised 3 children, twin daughters, Barri and Betty and son Charles Richard in Houston, Texas. They later retired to Timpson, Texas in the 1970’s.  Frances was an avid reader, taught school, loved gardening and flowers, animals and anything to do with nature, played bridge and later in life, became an online stock trader.  A very special, generous and loving lady.  In 2003 she moved to Huntsville, Texas to be near her daughters and was able to celebrate her 100th birthday with family and friends on July 4, 2018.  She is preceded in death by her son, Charles Richard Hammer, and her husband, Charles O. Hammer.  Survivors include daughter, Barri Green and her husband, Johnny, Betty Liles and her husband, Stephen, six grandchildren, 22 great grandchildren, and 4 great-great grandchildren.

There will be a private family burial at the Blair Cemetery in Timpson, Texas at a later date.