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Clarice "Imogene" Hammond, 74, Elizabethtown

Clarice "Imogene" Hammond, 74, Elizabethtown, died at 7:48 p.m. Friday, Dec. 14, 2012, at Columbus Regional Hospital.

She was born in Jackson County, Jan. 13, 1938, daughter of the late Mance and Prudy Ferguson Allman. She married Ronald "Gene" Hammond on Jan. 31, 1953, and he survives.

Imogene loved spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Holidays, especially Christmastime, were very meaningful to her, because it was a time for everyone to spend time together. She enjoyed listening to country music, reading, spending time with friends, and she loved to go shopping. She also enjoyed going hiking before her health prevented her from it.

Imogene attended Elizabethtown United Methodist Church previously, and was employed at Columbus East High School in the cafeteria for over 20 years.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by a son, Ronald Lee Hammond of Seymour; daughters, Sherry (Mike) Noblitt of Columbus, and Stephanie L. (Michael) Berry of Greenwood; grandchildren, Kristyn (Matt) Dingledy, Matt Noblitt, Justin (Cinnamon) and Miranda Hammond, Keegan and Brock Berry; great-grandchildren, Skylar, Will, Adalynn and Ian Dingledy and Bryson Engleking; brothers, Jack (Jay) Allman of Columbus, Leon (Terry) Allman of North Vernon, Larry (Lulu) and Randy (Linda) Allman, both of Columbus, and Richard Allman of Seattle, Wash.; stepsister, Agnes Eileen Williams of Seymour; a sister-in-law, Gina Allman of Brown County; and sisters, Wanetta Cockerham of Brownstown, Carol (John) Pennington of Cincinnati, Ohio, Lois (Buddy) Irvin and Phyllis (Albert) Zapfe, both of Columbus; and several nieces and nephews.

Imogene was preceded in death by her parents; brothers, Russ and Allen Allman; a sister, Lavina Allman; and a stepbrother, Jess "Bud" Allman.

Funeral services were conducted Wednesday Dec. 19 at Jewell-Rittman Family Funeral Home with the Revs. Robert Lay and Shane Rocker officiating. Calling was Tuesday eve Dec. 18 and before the service Wednesday at the funeral home. Burial was at Springer Cemetery.

Memorial contributions can be made to the American Diabetes Association.

To light a virtual candle and send a message to the family via the Internet, go to www.jewellrittman.com.

  • September 1
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • September 1
    Open 12-step meeting in New Bellsville area
    8 p.m. Harmony Baptist Church, 3999 Mt. Liberty Road, New Bellesville
  • September 1
    Time for inner peace set at local church
    5:30 to 7 p.m. Parkview Church of the Nazarene, 1750 State Road 46 East
  • September 2
    Woodworkers Club
    7 p.m. Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • September 3
    WRAPS
    7 to 9 p.m. Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • September 3
    Brown County Schools Board of Trustees
    6:30 p.m. BC Intermediate School, 260 Schoolhouse Lane
  • September 3
    Future of rural places subject of talk
    5:30 p.m. Brown County Inn, 51 State Road 46 East
  • September 4
    Farmers market in Bean Blossom
    4 to 7 p.m. St. David's Episcopal Church, 11 State Road 45 at 135 North, Bean Blossom
  • September 4
    Bingo
    6 p.m. Fruitdale Fire Station, 5200 State Road 135 North, Bean Blossom
  • September 5
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • September 5
    BCHS class of 2005 reunion slated
    3 to 6 p.m., 8 p.m. Deer Run Park; Salt Creek Golf Retreat, 2359 State Road 46 East
  • September 6
    Read to dogs at the library
    2 to 3:30 p.m. Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • September 8
    Open 12-step meeting in New Bellsville area
    8 p.m. Harmony Baptist Church, 3999 Mt. Liberty Road, New Bellesville
  • September 8
    Peaceful Valley Heritage meeting
    6:30 p.m. BCCF, 209 S. Van Buren St.
  • September 8
    Retired teachers
    noon Hotel Nashville, 245 N. Jefferson St.
  • September 9
    Nashville Town Council
    6 p.m. Town Hall, 200 Commercial St.
  • September 12
    Free community breakfast at Sprunica church
    8 to 10 a.m. Sprunica Baptist Church, 3902 Sprunica Road
  • September 12
    Bible camp planned
    8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church, 5802 Old Settlers Road behind Brownie's restaurant
  • September 17
    WRAPS
    7 to 9 p.m. Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • September 18
    BucCornEar Festival fundraiser returns
    4 to 8 p.m. JTFD, 4831 Helmsburg Road, Helmsburg
  • September 18
    'A Miracle for You' services with evangelist Jerry Holland
    7:30 p.m. The Pentecostals
  • September 19
    BucCornEar Festival fundraiser returns
    8 a.m. to 8 p.m. JTFD, 4831 Helmsburg Road, Helmsburg
  • September 19
    'A Miracle for You' services with evangelist Jerry Holland
    6 p.m. The Pentecostals
  • September 20
    'A Miracle for You' services with evangelist Jerry Holland
    2 p.m. The Pentecostals
  • September 28
    American history DVD to play at library
    1 p.m. Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • October 4
    Read to a dog at the library
    2 to 3:30 p.m. Library, 205 N. Locust Lane