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Services are held for Franklin Hammons




Funeral services for Franklin C. Hammons, 71, of Columbus, Ind., were held June 9 in Columbus. Burial was in the Old Union Cemetery.

Born in Whitesburg, he was a son of the late Corbett and Elsie Hall Hammons. He was a 1954 graduate of Whitesburg High School and retired in 1995 from Reliance Electric in Columbus. He was a member of the Old Union United Church of Christ, and Kentucky Club of Southern Indiana. He died June 6.

Hammons coached Bantam football and was an avid fan of University of Kentucky basketball. He was a bell ringer for the Salvation Army and also volunteered at Agency on Aging and Columbus Regional Hospital.

Survivors include his wife, Sandra Stiles Hammons; children Ed Hammons and wife Dawn, Lexington; Ann Hammons, Lafayette, Ind.; and Will Hammons and wife Amy, Columbus; sisters Inez Underwood, Nicholasville, and Yvonne Hammock, Whitesburg; and grandchildren Corbett, Lydia and Luke Hammons.


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