GREENFIELD, Ind. – Betty A. Hammer, 72, of Greenfield, formerly of Carrollton, died, Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2012, at Indiana University Health Methodist Hospital.
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A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 17, at Ghent Baptist Church, Ghent, Ky. Local arrangements were entrusted to Stillinger Family Funeral Home, Pasco Chapel, in Greenfield.
Mrs. Hammer was born June 30, 1940, in Carrollton to the late Arthur Rocker and Nana Lucille (Vories) Schirmer. She loved to paint, was an avid gardener and loved to fish and hunt. She was a member of the Ghent Baptist Church in Ghent.
Survivors include a son, Mark Steven Wright (Stephanie Linde) of Greenfield; twi daughters, Teresa Ann Wright of Greenfield and Jeanene Leigh (Mark) LaMaster of Palos Hills, Ill.; three sisters, Mary Lou Smith, June Darnold and Martha Jean Earle; and former husband, Jerry Hammer.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her first husband, Billy Howard Wright; a brother, Stanley "Buster" Schirmer; and a sister, Sara Louise Bohannon.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Humane Society of Hancock County, Ind.
Online condolences may be shared at www.stillingerfamilyfuneralhome.com.
Published in The News-Democrat on Nov. 14, 2012