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Mary Lena Hammer

EDMONTON – Mary Lena Hammer, 83, passed Wednesday, January 3, 2024, at Metcalfe County Health Care. She was born June 18, 1940, to the late Benton and Lenora Davis Birge. She is also preceded in death by her husband, Ferrell Depp Hammer; son, Jeffrey Mark Hammer; her sister, Norma Jean Garmon; and brother, Joe Eagle Birge.

Mary was a social butterfly, enjoyed going to yard sales and playing bingo at the nursing home. She also enjoyed cleaning the city building and working for the city of Edmonton.

She is survived by her two children, Barbara (Curt) Estes and Steven (April) Hammer both of Edmonton; five grandchildren, Ashlee (MacRyan) Bartley, Hali (Michael) Anderson, Sammi Jo (Trent) Meredith, Cody (Leah) Hammer, and Drake McCoy; six great-grandchildren, Carter Jones, Cooper Bartley, Maelee Bartley, Madyx Meredith, Piper Meredith, and Emilia Ruth Hammer; and special friend, Danny Jeffries of Greensburg.

Funeral services will be held on Sunday, January 7, 2024, at 2:00 PM at McMurtrey Funeral home with burial in Pleasant Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be held Saturday, January 6, 2024, from 3:00- 8:00 P.M. here at the funeral home and after 8:00 AM Sunday until time of the service.

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