Phyllis E. Hammond
Phyllis E. Hammond, 85, of Springfield, died at 7:30 pm, Saturday, January 26, 2013 at Memorial Medical Center. She was born January 5, 1928 in Auburn, IL to Henry and Lucy E. Shields Thompson. She married Roland E. Hammond on July 23, 1945 and he preceded her in death on May 16, 1997. Her Father; Mother, Lucy Wheeler; one brother, Harold J. Thompson and one sister, Dorothy M. Willoughby all preceded her in death.
Survivors include one son, Ken (Bea) Hammond of New Berlin; two granddaughters, Kristy (Scott) Pearson of New Berlin and Brenda Kay Hammond of Athens; two great grandsons, Justin Scott Pearson and Jacob Michael Pearson; one sister, Kathryn “Katie” Hamm of Bloomington; 8 nieces and nephews, Gary Willoughby; Jan Knapp; Bobby Hamm; Bernie Hamm; Judie Stowe; Kevin Hamm; Gail Zura and Douglas M. Hamm and several great and great-great nieces nephews.
Phyllis was of the Catholic Faith. She was very dedicated to her family. She had many friends at Washington Plaza and Volunteer Caregivers.
Visitation: 4 – 6 pm, Wednesday, January 30, 2013 at Staab Funeral Home.
Funeral Service: 11:00 am Thursday, January 31, 2013 at Staab Funeral Home with Reverend Robert Jallas officiating.
Burial will follow at Camp Butler National Cemetery.
Memorial Contributions may be made to the American Heart Association.