Pulliam Funeral Chapel - Oblong


James A. Hammond
80, Oblong, IL
May 10, 1928 ~ February 11, 2009

No Visitation

Public Graveside Service: 2:00 P.M. Saturday February 14, 2009 ~ Oblong Cemetery, Oblong, IL

Military Rites Conducted By: Oblong American Legion Post #219 & Robinson V.F.W. Post #4549

Memorials: Lincolnland Hospice - Envelopes at or may be mailed to the Funeral Home


James A. Hammond, 80, Oblong, IL passed away at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, February 11, 2009, at his residence. Born in Toledo, IL on May 10, 1928, he was the son Ira Albert Hammond and Freda Mitchell Miller. He served with the U. S. Army during W.W.II. He was a laborer. He was a member of the Robinson V. F. W.

He is survived by his step-mother, Fern Zeisel; two sons and daughter-in-law, Jerry & Norma Hammond and James Alan Hammond; one daughter, Judy Hedden; grandchildren and great-grandchildren; companion, Imogene Ziegler; three brothers and sister-in-law, Bobby Miller, Ralph Miller and Raymond & Rose Mary Miller; eight sisters, Rose Mary Garrard, Norma Maxey, Mary Tracy, Alma Keys, Loretta Maddox, Ella Ruth Tracy, Donna Adams and Connie Inman; several aunts; uncles; nieces; nephews and friends.

He is preceded in death by his parents; one son, Jeffrey Lee Hammond and one sister, Hazel Koester.

Burial will be in the Oblong Cemetery, Oblong, Illinois


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