Frances E. Hammock

Frances Elizabeth Hammock age, 88 of Missouri Valley, Iowa passed away Monday, March 18, 2013 in Missouri Valley, Iowa. Frances was born June 12, 1924, in Buffalo, Texas, to the late Frank and Bessie LeGalley. She graduated from Buffalo High School in 1941. She married Doyle Hammock in Kingsville, Texas on September 27, 1944. They traveled to many parts of the United States with Doyle’s work in pipeline construction. After settling in Missouri Valley in 1961, Frances made many friends while she worked at Moore Brothers Grocery Store. Frances enjoyed sewing, reading, watching birds, and visiting with the many friends she and Doyle made through the Masonic Lodge. She was a kind, quiet, and caring person who put the needs of others above her own. She provided a loving home for pets throughout her life. She was a member of the United Methodist Church and the Order of the Eastern Star. Frances was preceded in death by her parents; her husband Doyle Hammock passed in 2001; and her sister Olivia Smith in 2009. Survivors include her daughter and son in law, Karen and Larry Bostwick; her sister and brother in law, Martha and Benny Walston of Whitehouse, Texas; nieces and nephews; and her special friend LuAnn Bailey. Visitation will be Friday morning at 10:00 a.m. until time of service. The family would like to invite everyone to a time of lunch and fellowship at the Rand Center following the committal service. Memorials are suggested to the Missouri Valley United Methodist Church. In Loving Memory Of Frances Elizabeth Hammock Born June 12, 1924 Buffalo, Texas Entered Into Rest March 18, 2013 Missouri Valley, Iowa Funeral Service 11:00 a.m. Friday, March 22, 2013 Hennessey Funeral Home Missouri Valley, Iowa Officiating Pastor Kim Crummer Pianist and Vocalist Mindy Fasano Music Selection “Amazing Grace” “You Are Mine” Honorary Bearers Lloyd Dannen Benny Walston Barry Walston Steve Hall David M. Smith Casket Bearers Ray Pike Ralph Livermore Jim Tiffey Delbert Headley Wilbur Busing Roger Clausen Final Resting Place Branson Cemetery Loveland, Iowa

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