Corsicana Daily Sun, Corsicana, Texas

Obituaries

June 2, 2014

Wayne Hamm

Wayne Hamm, resident of the Union High Community and formerly of Lancaster, passed away at his residence on Saturday, May 31, 2014 at the age of 84. He was born on Monday, April 21, 1930 in Palmer, Texas to Frank and Marilyn Hamm. He worked for General Electric in appliance repair and later co-owned a business in appliance repair. Wayne was a member of the Masonic Lodge for 50 years and was a member of the Dawson Masonic Lodge # 155. Wayne and his wife Jennie moved to the Union High area in 1991 but had owned land there since the 1970's. He loved to hunt and be outdoors and until his death he checked on his neighbors cattle and visited with friends in the area.

Wayne was preceded in death by his wife Jennie Lou Mahoney Hamm in 2007, a son Billy Hamm in 2003, a daughter Connie Green in 2011, his parents and a brother, George Hamm.

He is survived by his grandchildren: Robert Green of Rockwall, Charise Jennings and husband Brent of Emory, Kyle Hamm of Union High, Charlie Green of Red Oak and Wayne Green of Red Oak, as well as great grandchildren: Jacob Green, Trent Jennings, Ashley Jennings and Kyle Hamm Jr. He is also survived by his sister Bernice Lilley of Union High, a brother James Hamm of Baytown and a number of friends that he considered extended family members.

Masonic graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, June 4, 2014 at Smith Cemetery in Palmer where he will be laid to rest next to his wife.

An online guest book is available at www.griffin-roughton.com

Arrangements by Griffin-Roughton Funeral Home.

 

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