Ruth N. Hammons
Ruth N. Hammons
  • July 4, 1932 - May 11, 2017
  • Springfield, Illinois

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Ruth N. Hammons, 84, of Springfield, passed away on Thursday May 11, 2017 at Pleasant Hill Village in Girard. She was born on July 4, 1932 in Springfield to Herbert and Carrie Cook Holman. Ruth married George D. Hammons Jr., on June 25, 1955 in Springfield and he preceded her in death on May 27, 2007.

Mrs. Hammons is survived by one son Anthony O. (Terri) Hammons, two daughters: Jennifer (Rev. Robert) Timms and Denise A. Hammons all of Springfield, six grandchildren: Anthony Hammons Jr., Akeyla Timms, India Hammons, Robert Timms Jr., Tanesha Stoner and Aiisha Stoner and three great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her sister Mary Richmond.

Ruth was an accounting clerk with the State of Illinois Attorney General's office for over twenty years retiring in 1981. She enjoyed camping all over the United States and spending time with her family.

A funeral service will be held at 12:30pm on Thursday May 18, 2017 at Bisch and Son Funeral Home, 505 East Allen Street, with Rev. Robert Timms officiating. Burial will follow at Camp Butler National Cemetery. The family will meet friends from 11:30am until the time of service Thursday at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer's Association and please visit the online "Life Remembered Story" at