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Memphis Funeral Home & Memorial Gardens

3700 North Germantown Parkway, Bartlett, TN

OBITUARY

Shirley Mae Hamm

August 31, 1938January 5, 2020
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Shirley Mae Creasy Hamm, 81, passed away in Sunday, January 5, 2020 at St. Francis Hospital. Shirley was born on August 31, 1938 in Perry County, TN. She loved her family, friends, and taking care of others. Shirley retired from the City of Memphis after 22 years of being a school crossing guard. She will be dearly and deeply missed.

She is survived by her husband of 63 years, Sammy Hamm; son, Keith (Debbie); son, Jerome (Gwen); daughter, Rhonda Hicks; son, Ritchie (Tracy); three sisters: Margaret Boyd, Ann Bouldin (Ray), Linda O’Neil. She was proceeded in death by her parents, Alton and Edna Creasy, four brothers: Kenneth, Sonny, Robert and Gary Creasy, and one sister, Sylvia Creasy. She also leaves behind nine grandchildren, three great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.

Family will receive friends on Saturday, January 11, 2020 from 5:00 p.m. to 7p.m. at Memphis Funeral Home, 3700 North Germantown Rd., Bartlett, TN 38133. Service will be held on Sunday, January 12, 2020 at 2p.m. In lieu of flowers, the family ask that memorial contributions be made to the American Cancer Society, 1378 Union Ave., Memphis, TN 38104.

  • FAMILY

  • Sammy Hamm, Husband
  • Keith (Debbie);, Son
  • Jerome (Gwen), Son
  • Rhonda Hicks, Daughter
  • Ritchie (Tracy), Son
  • Margaret Boyd, Sister
  • Ann Bouldin (Ray), Sister
  • Linda O’Neil, Sister
  • Alton and Edna Creasy, Parents (deceased)
  • Kenneth Creasy, Brother (deceased)
  • Sonny Creasy, Brother (deceased)
  • Robert Creasy, Brother (deceased)
  • Gary Creasy, Brother (deceased)
  • Sylvia Creasy, Sister (deceased)
  • She also leaves behind nine grandchildren, three great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews to cherish her memory.
  • DONATIONS

  • American Cancer Society, 1378 Union Ave., Memphis, TN 38104

Services

PREVIOUS SERVICES:

  • Family Will Receive Friends Saturday, January 11, 2020
  • Funeral Service Sunday, January 12, 2020

OTHER SERVICES:

  • Interment

Memories

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Ricky & Jill Ray

January 11, 2020

To the family,

Shirley and the rest of the family made me so welcome into the family. The first reunion was awesome and all the ones thereafter. Love visiting and seeing everyone. We have many memories and photos of how sweet she was.

You have our Deepest Sympathies and Prayers for Comfort.

Love, Ricky & Jill

Shirley Hensley

January 7, 2020

I met Shirley back in the 70s, I was just hired to be a crossing guard in parkway village. She had beenthere for a long time, she was so sweet to me and we were instant friends! She made me laugh all the time! She loved her family so much! Great Lady, I'm glad I knew her! To her family, I will be praying for you all! God Bless you each one! Love S. Hensley

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Biography

Shirley Mae Creasy Hamm, 81, passed away in Sunday, January 5, 2020 at St. Francis Hospital. Shirley was born on August 31, 1938 in Perry County, TN. She loved her family, friends, and taking care of others. Shirley retired from the City of Memphis after 22 years of being a school crossing guard. She will be dearly and deeply missed.

She is survived by her husband of 63 years, Sammy Hamm; son, Keith (Debbie); son, Jerome (Gwen); daughter, Rhonda Hicks; son, Ritchie (Tracy); three sisters: Margaret Boyd, Ann Bouldin (Ray), Linda O’Neil. She was proceeded in death by her parents, Alton and Edna Creasy, four brothers: Kenneth, Sonny, Robert and Gary Creasy, and one sister, Sylvia Creasy. She also leaves behind nine grandchildren, three great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.

Family will receive friends on Saturday, January 11, 2020 from 5:00 p.m. to 7p.m. at Memphis Funeral Home, 3700 North Germantown Rd., Bartlett, TN 38133. Service will be held on Sunday, January 12, 2020 at 2p.m. In lieu of flowers, the family ask that memorial contributions be made to the American Cancer Society, 1378 Union Ave., Memphis, TN 38104.