HAMMONS, ROY C. - age 86, of Harriman, passed away Sunday, March 9, 2014, at UT Medical Center. He was a deacon of Emory Gap Missionary Baptist Church and a women's Sunday school teacher. Past Master Mason of East Fork Lodge #4 in 1969, Worthy Patron Dyllis Lodge #498 and a member of Eastern Star. Preceded in death by his wife, Geneva Jones Hammons; parents, William and Cecil Hammons; sister, Sue Adkins; brother Glenn Hammons. Survivors: children and spouse, Laura and Eldon Helton, David and Fay Hammons, Nathan and Nancy Hammons, Larry Hammons; brother, Don Hammons; grandchildren, Kim Clark (Gerald), Karen McDonald (David), Marsha Hamby (Matt), Kristy Hammons, Brandon Hammons, Natalie Zimmerman (Adam), Marisa Haun, Casey Hunt (Sean); thirteen great grandchildren; host of nieces, nephews, and extended family members. Funeral 8:00 p.m., Thursday, at Kyker Funeral Home in Harriman with Rev. Willard Gunter officiating. Interment 1:00 p.m., Friday, at Roane Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Thursday at Kyker Funeral Home. www.kykerfuneralhomes.com
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Kyker Funeral Homes
430 Morgan Avenue Harriman, TN 37748
Published in Knoxville News Sentinel on Mar. 12, 2014