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2009-05-14 / Obituaries

Martha Marie Hammett

August 9, 1928 - May 9, 2009

Martha Marie Hammett passed away on Saturday, May 9, 2009 at her home in Rockdale having reached the age of 80. Services for Martha were held Tuesday, May 12, 2009 at 11:00 AM at Peace Lutheran Church in Rockdale. Burial followed in the Oak Lawn Cemetery.

Martha was born August 9, 1928 near Kurten in Brazos County, Texas and was a daughter of Henry and Effie (Merka) Herzog. She and Leon Hammett were married Oct. 6, 1951 in Kurten and to this union two children were born.

She made her home in Rockdale for the past 55 years where she was a member of the Peace Lutheran Church.

She was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers, Charles and Eugene Herzog; and one sister, Edelwiese Schultz Weatherly.

She is survived by her Husband, Leon Hammett of Rockdale; Son, Arlyn Hammett of Rockdale; Daughter, Regena Baker and husband, Nathan of Cedar Creek; Sisters, Doris Miller and Carolyn Teeter of Bryan; Grandchildren:Cale & Nic Hammett, Trey Baker & wife, Holly; Bryan Baker; & Special Friend, Kathleen Romine Lowdermilk.

Memorials: Vista Care Hospice; 2626-B South 37th, Temple, Tx 76504 or Peace Lutheran Memorial Fund; Box 308; Rockdale, TX 76567 or memorial of your choice.

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