Henry J. Hammons

Henry J. Hammons

Mr. Henry J. Hammons, age 81 of Quitman, passed away Sunday, November 17, 2019. He enjoyed fishing, hunting and attending car shows. He found joy in working with his hands and “tinkering”. He will be remembered for always helping others. He loved spending time with the loves of his life, his wife of 62 years, sons, grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Mr. Hammons is survived by his loving wife, Janette Hammons; sons, James Hammons (Darlene), Mark Hammons (Donna); grandchildren, Darrell Hammons (Tabitha), Cody Hammons (Rebecca), Megan Hinton (Cody); great grandchildren, Nicole Hinton, Jase Hinton, Kaylee Hammons; sisters, Bonita Kennedy, Mary Howard, Josie Byrd (Johnny), Shirley Tibbit, Janie Skains (Buddy), Irma Kelley & Steve. He was preceded in death by his parents, Hodge Jeffery and Willie May (Beatty) Hammons; brothers, Hodge Elmer Hammons, Carl Hammons.

Friends visited with the family on Tuesday, November 19, 2019 from 5:00-8:00 PM at Edmonds Funeral Home. Funeral services were held Wednesday, November 20, 2019 at 2:00PM at Edmonds Chapel with Dr. Wilton Wall and Reverend Stuart Toms officiating. Interment followed in Sweetwater Baptist Church Cemetery under the direction of Southern-Edmonds Funeral Home.

Serving the family as pallbearers were Carson Cowart, Robert Rhiens, Nick Brown, Charlie Goins, John Byrd, Ben Byrd. Honorary Pallbearers were David Smith, Buddy Skains, Orville White, Bill King, Ronnie Brown, Ronnie Bryan, Paul Gresham.

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