Melba Jean Hammon

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Melba Jean Hammon

Funeral services for Melba Jean Hammon will be 11:00 a.m. Friday, October 15, 2021 at the St. Mary Catholic Church with Reverend Kevin Ratterman officiating. Interment will follow at St. Mary Catholic Cemetery.

The daughter of the late H.B. Chastain and Jeanette (Gordon) Chastain, Melba was born on March 20, 1935 in Healdton, Oklahoma and passed away on October 8, 2021 in a local nursing facility.

A long time Healdton resident, Melba's early years consisted of living in Healdton and Alaska. Melba then moved to Lone Grove about the age of 14 and graduated from Lone Grove High School. She and her husband Jimmie Melven Hammon were married in December of 1953. While living in Healdton, Melba had worked at David's Grocery, and was a talented seamstress and loved to crochet, and had delivered newspapers for the Daily Oklahoman. Melba was a member of the St. Cecilia Catholic Church of Healdton and the St. Mary Catholic Church of Ardmore. Melba was known for her contagious smile.

She is survived by her daughters, Debra Hathorn and husband Cecil, Jennie Basquez and husband Charles, Charolet Lornes and husband Mark; sons, Jimmie Hammon and wife Paula and Johnny Hammon and wife Mary; sister, Geraldine Lewellen; 1/2 brother, Robert Venne; many grandchildren and great grandchildren. Preceded in death by her parents; husband, Jimmie; brothers, Clyde Chastain and Dewey Chastain and 1/2 brother, George Venne; granddaughter, Lisa Hammon.

Pallbearers will be: Randal Webb, Coleton Faulkner, Charles Basquez, JR., Rocky Mckown, Jim Hathorn, Christopher Hammon.

The family will receive friends at the Harvey-Douglas Funeral Home Thursday evening from 6-8 p.m.

Condolences may be left to the family online at www.hdouglasfuneralhome.com

Services are entrusted to the Harvey-Douglas Funeral Home & Crematory

Posted online on October 13, 2021

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Obituaries in Ardmore, OK | The Daily Ardmoreite

Melba Jean Hammon

Harvey-Douglas Funeral Home & Crematory

Melba Jean Hammon

Funeral services for Melba Jean Hammon will be 11:00 a.m. Friday, October 15, 2021 at the St. Mary Catholic Church with Reverend Kevin Ratterman officiating. Interment will follow at St. Mary Catholic Cemetery.

The daughter of the late H.B. Chastain and Jeanette (Gordon) Chastain, Melba was born on March 20, 1935 in Healdton, Oklahoma and passed away on October 8, 2021 in a local nursing facility.

A long time Healdton resident, Melba's early years consisted of living in Healdton and Alaska. Melba then moved to Lone Grove about the age of 14 and graduated from Lone Grove High School. She and her husband Jimmie Melven Hammon were married in December of 1953. While living in Healdton, Melba had worked at David's Grocery, and was a talented seamstress and loved to crochet, and had delivered newspapers for the Daily Oklahoman. Melba was a member of the St. Cecilia Catholic Church of Healdton and the St. Mary Catholic Church of Ardmore. Melba was known for her contagious smile.

She is survived by her daughters, Debra Hathorn and husband Cecil, Jennie Basquez and husband Charles, Charolet Lornes and husband Mark; sons, Jimmie Hammon and wife Paula and Johnny Hammon and wife Mary; sister, Geraldine Lewellen; 1/2 brother, Robert Venne; many grandchildren and great grandchildren. Preceded in death by her parents; husband, Jimmie; brothers, Clyde Chastain and Dewey Chastain and 1/2 brother, George Venne; granddaughter, Lisa Hammon.

Pallbearers will be: Randal Webb, Coleton Faulkner, Charles Basquez, JR., Rocky Mckown, Jim Hathorn, Christopher Hammon.

The family will receive friends at the Harvey-Douglas Funeral Home Thursday evening from 6-8 p.m.

Condolences may be left to the family online at www.hdouglasfuneralhome.com

Services are entrusted to the Harvey-Douglas Funeral Home & Crematory

Posted online on October 13, 2021