William Cecil Hammons, of
Fruit Heights, Utah, and formerly of Wilder, Idaho, died
Friday, April 12, 1996.
Cecil was born Oct. 21, 1903, in Douglas County, Mo., to
Vina and Lincoln Hammons, the ninth of 12 children. He came
to Idaho in February 1922 and worked for Percy Trunnell for
Bertha Sidener became his bride on March 8, 1924. He
farmed until the fall of 1935, and worked for the Idaho Bureau
of Reclamation for the next 33 years, retiring in October
1968. He moved to Caldwell, Idaho, in 1984, then to Utah in
Cecil is survived by his wife, Bertha of Fruit Heights,
Utah; his three children, Wylma Gericke of Fruit Heights,
Marion Hammons of Earp, Calif., and Bill Hammons of Killeen,
Texas; eight grandchildren and their families; and his sister,
Ada Currier of Emmett, Idaho. He was preceded in death by his
mother, father, and 10 of his siblings.
Graveside services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday,
April 16, at the Wilder, Idaho, Cemetery.
Friends may call Tuesday from 9 to 10 a.m. at the Dakan
Funeral Chapel, 504 S. Kimball, Caldwell, Idaho. Arrangements
are by Lindquist's Kaysville Mortuary, Kaysville, Utah.