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Myrene G. Hammond - Lexington

Myrene G. Hammond - Lexington

Myrene G. Hammond, 87, of Lexington, died Thursday, Nov. 8, 2007, at Tri-County Hospital in Lexington.

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Funeral services will be Wednesday, Nov. 14, at 2 p.m. at Lexington Christian Church in Lexington with Pastor K.C. BeDunnah, officiating.

Burial will be in the Greenwood Cemetery at Lexington.

Visitation will be held Tuesday, Nov. 13, from 5-7 p.m. at the Reynolds-Love Funeral Home in Lexington.

Reynolds-Love Funeral Home in Lexington is in charge of arrangements.

Myrene G. Hammond, 87, of Lexington, died Thursday, Nov. 8, 2007, at Tri-County Hospital in Lexington.

Funeral services will be Wednesday, Nov. 14, at 2 p.m. at Lexington Christian Church in Lexington with Pastor K.C. BeDunnah, officiating.

Burial will be in the Greenwood Cemetery at Lexington.

Visitation will be held Tuesday, Nov. 13, from 5-7 p.m. at the Reynolds-Love Funeral Home in Lexington.

Reynolds-Love Funeral Home in Lexington is in charge of arrangements.

Survivors include her husband of 70 years, Walter Hammond of Lexington; one son, Gary (Barb) Hammond of Lexington; one sister, Lavern Lemmers of Kearney; grandchildren, Dick Reed of St. Paul, Peggy (Dan) Griffin of Elba, Penny (Howard) Beck of St. Paul, Pam (John) Baxa of Grand Island,Jolynn Stinehagen of Council Bluffs, Iowa, Ken (Rhonda) Hammond of Lexington, Janna (Bruce) Eberle of Grand Island, Chris (Kevin) Jenn of Amherst, and Charlene (Eric) Hollister of Grand Island; 24 great-grandchildren and six great-great-grandchildren.

Myrene was preceded in death by her parents; one daughter and son-in-law, Barbara and Dick Reed and one brother, Lennie Kincheloe.

She was born Jan. 27, 1920, at Overton, to Seth and Minnie (Johnson) Kincheloe.

Myrene attended District #94 rural school at Elm Creek and then Elm Creek High School. She was united in marriage to Walter Hammond on Sept. 4, 1937, at Downs, Kan. Two children were blessed to this union; Gary and Barbara.

The couple lived their entire married lives on the farm, except for ten years when they lived in Lexington. Myrene and Walter were members of Fairhaven Baptist Church until 1996, when they started attending the First Christian Church in Lexington. In 2000, the couple became members of the church.

Myrene was a member of the Meadowlark Garden Club for over 50 years, she worked as the receptionist and "orange juice lady" at the Lexington Blood Mobile for over 50 years, she was a leader for the Jr. Leaders 4-H Club, a charter member of the Grant Extension Club and the Tri-County Hospital Auxiliary.

She loved to crochet, garden, read, collect bells and cardinals. She played cards; especially, Pitch and Pinochle.

Memorials are suggested to the Lexington Christian Church or the Donor's Choice.

Online Condolences or personal reflections may be sent to: reynoldslovefuneralhome.com

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