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Mary Helen Hammer

Mary Helen Hammer, 76, of Morris passed away on September 8, 2003 at Okmulgee Memorial Hospital. She was born December 17, 1926 in Nuyaka, OK to Louis Benjamin and Barbara Elizabeth (Lee) Holden. Mary was a member of the Assembly of God in Morris and she loved to garden and work with arts and crafts.

Survivors include her loving husband of the home whom she has been married to for Fifty-Years, Orville Dean Hammer, two loving sons: JC Hammer of Morris, OK, Dean Hammer and his wife of Apple Valley, OK, Three loving daughters: Lola Burton and her Husband of Tulsa, OK, Jenny Spurgean and her husband of Fontana, CA, Debbie Cotlon and her husband of Pionon Hills, CA a loving sister: Ruby Cotner of Tulsa and Two Brothers: George Holden of Sapulpa, OK, Cecil Holden of Beggs, OK, and sixteen loving grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren, several nieces and nephews. She was greatly loved by all that knew her. She will be greatly missed by all.

Funeral Services for Mrs. Hammer will be 2:00 pm Thursday, September 11, 2003 at the McClendon-Winters Funeral Home Chapel in Okmulgee with Reverend CR Franklin officiating. Interment will follow in the Beggs Cemetery under the direction of the McClendon-Winters Funeral Home of Okmulgee.

Visitation will be Wednesday, September 10, 2003 from 12 noon until 8:00 pm at the McClendon-Winters Funeral Home in Okmulgee.