January 18, 1935 - December 23, 2020
CASTLEWOOD, VIRGINIA – Thelma Ruth Hammons, 85, passed away on Wednesday, December 23, 2020, at Norton Community Hospital in Norton, Virginia. She was born in Dickenson County, Virginia; daughter of the late Charlie Lewis and Nancy Elizabeth Turner. She was preceded in death by her husband, Elmer Hammons, one son, Joey Glen Hammons; two sisters, Florence Martin and Lilly Anderson; and two brothers, Claude and Curtis Turner. Thelma attended The House of Prayer Church in Castlewood, Virginia. She loved to cook, read her Bible, going to Church, and taking care of her son, Joey. She is survived by her five daughters, Kathy Heranney and husband, Joe of Lebanon, Virginia, Diana Mullins and husband, William of Abingdon, Virginia, Rhonda Mooney of Castlewood, Virginia, Lisa Collins of Castlewood, Virginia, and Chasity Phillips and husband, Delmer “Booner” of Castlewood, Virginia; four sons, Roger Dotson and wife, Connie of Castlewood, Virginia, Bobby Dotson and wife, Nancy of Clintwood, Virginia, Wayne Hammons and wife, Tabatha of Haysi, Virginia, and Randy Hammons of Lebanon, Virginia; several grandchildren, several great-grandchildren; several great-great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; and special friend, Betty Branham. Following the COVID-19 restrictions set forth by the Governor of Virginia on face-covering requirements and social distancing, Funeral Services for Thelma Ruth Hammons will be conducted at 1:00 p.m. Sunday, December 27, 2020, in Castlewood Funeral Home Chapel in Castlewood, Virginia with Rev. Lawrence Hollyfield and Rev. D.J. Couch officiating. Entombment will follow in the Chapel of Love Mausoleum at Temple Hill Memorial Park in Castlewood, Virginia. Pallbearers will be family and friends. Honorary Pallbearers will be Gene Couch and Richard Burton. The family will receive friends from 11:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. Sunday, December 27, 2020, in Castlewood Funeral Home in Castlewood, Virginia. A radio broadcast of the service will be available on the Castlewood Funeral Home parking lot on radio station 88.9 FM during the service for those who would like to remain in your vehicle. Online condolences may be sent to the Hammons family through our website and a video tribute and funeral service may be viewed at www.castlewoodfuneralhome.com. Castlewood Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
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