Sam C. Hammons


Sam C. Hammons, 77, a resident of Greenfield passed away Monday, Jan. 24, 2011, at Hancock Regional Hospital. He was born March 19, 1933, in Portersberg, Ky. to the late Richard and Rebecca (Burkhart) Hammons.

Sam was a mechanic and owned his own garage in Gwynneville, Ind. He was in the Army during the Korean War, was a life member of the Morristown American Legion and was a member of the Faith Apostolic Church.

Survivors include his wife, Martha (Cupp) Hammons; children, Sharon Adams of Greenfield, Steven (Gina) Hammons of Morristown, Shelley (James) Sanders of Greenfield, Brian (Sherry) Hammons of Morristown, Jason (Karri) Hammons of Arlington; brother, Delbert (Martha) Hammons of Clayton, Ind.; sisters, Mae Gregory, Marlene Riggs, Anna Lee (Dallas) Riggs, all of London , Ky.; 21 grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by brothers, Lewis, Walter, Milford and Oscar Hammons; sisters, Nellie Moore, Bertha and Eulene Hammons.

Friends may call from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 26, 2011, at Faith Apostolic Church. Funeral service will be 11 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 27, 2011, at the church, with Brother John Reading officiating. Burial will follow at Walnut Ridge Cemetery in Carthage.

Memorial contributions may be sent to the Faith Apostolic Church, 52 Tyler Avenue, Greenfield, IN 46140.

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