JEFFERSON COUNTY IL 
OBITUARIES
Betty Ruth Hammer
 
Betty R. Hammer, 76, of Mt. Vernon died 10:10 a.m. June 23,2001, 
at Good Samaritan Regional Health Center. She was a homemaker.

Mrs. Hammer was born Feb.28,1925, in Mt. Vernon to Alvin Jefferson and 
Gussie (Scrivner) Scott. She married Carlie O. Hammer Oct. 20,1945,in 
Mt. Vernon; he died June 14,1984.

Funeral services will be held 1 p.m. Tuesday at Hughey Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon. 
The Rev. Everett Lemay will officiate. Burial will be at Bethel Memorial Cemetary.
Friends may call from 5 to 7 p.m. today at Hughey Funeral Home.

She is survived by one son, Ted Hammer of Mt. Vernon; one daughter, Vicki Hans and 
husband Joseph of Mt. Vernon; five grandchildren Shelia Witt and husband John, 
Chris Hans and wife Theresa, Melanie Hans, Steven Hans and Joanne Hans; and five 
great-grandchildren.

Mrs. Hammer was a member of Camp Ground Baptist Church.

In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by her parents.

Hughey Funeral Home is assisting the family with funeral arrangements and you may 
call at 242-3348 for information at any time.


Source: Mt. Vernon Register-News
Date: June 25,2001
Submitted by: Tom Standerfer
relationship = 3rd cousin
 

 

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