Pauls Valley Democrat
Pauls Valley, Oklahoma —
Lorene Margie Hammer of Elmore City, Oklahoma was born to E.B. and Sadie (Bynum) Pruett on November 11, 1924 in Mannsville, Oklahoma and passed from this life on February 4, 2013 at her home near Elmore City, Oklahoma at the age of 88 years.
Lorene grew up and attended school in Dickson, Oklahoma. She met and married Jack Hammer on July 29, 1943. Lorene and Jack lived most of their married life in southern Oklahoma including Ardmore, Pauls Valley and the last 45 years in Elmore City.
In her spare time she enjoyed gardening, growing flowers, mowing her yard and crocheting. Mrs. Hammer, also known as Momma and Granny, enjoyed life and loved her children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren and a host of friends.
Mrs. Hammer is survived by her son Bobby Hammer and wife Vickie of Elmore City, Oklahoma; daughter Shirley Hammer of Norman, Oklahoma; 2 brothers: Kenneth Pruitt of Dickson, Oklahoma, and Charles Ray Pruett of Springer, Oklahoma; 1 sister, Doris Jean Bailey of Dickson, Oklahoma; 9 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.
Mrs. Hammer was preceded in death by her husband, Lawton Daniel “Jack” Hammer in April 2003; sons: Robert Wayne Hammer, Ricky Joe Hammer and Bobby Gene Hammer; grandson Bobby Jack “B.J.” Hammer; parents E.B. and Sadie Pruett; and sister Judith Pruett.
Funeral services are scheduled for Friday, February 8, 2013 at 1 p.m. in the Elmore City First Baptist Church with Rev. Smokey Hurst officiating.
Interment will be in the Hillcrest Cemetery in Ardmore, Oklahoma under the direction of Wooster Funeral Home.
You may send a condolence to the family at www.woosterfuneralhomes.com.