OBITUARY

Doris Louise Hammett

May 6, 1925September 8, 2019
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Doris Louise Hammett, beloved mother, grandmother, and great grandmother, passed away peacefully on September 8, 2019 in Oro Valley, Arizona. Family was at her side as she began her final journey. She was 94 years old. Doris was born to Mary and Clarence Murray in Olathe, Kansas on May 6,1925. Her family moved to Arizona when she was a child. Doris married Roy O. Hammett in March 2I, 1945. They raised four children in Tucson. Doris loved to travel to visit family and friends. Friendly and outgoing, she enjoyed meeting new people during her travels. It was often said that Doris never met a stranger. She was an avid seamstress, a crafter, loved gardening, and was an excellent cook, often boasting that her fried pies were the best, bar none. Over all pursuits in life, Doris was always a devoted wife and mother first.

Doris is preceded in death by her husband, Roy, infant son, Wayne, and grandson, Sy. Doris is survived by her four children; her son James Hammett and his wife Carol of Bend, OR, daughters Barbara Butterfield and her husband, Tim of Atlanta, GA; Carolyn Lloyd and her husband Sid of Oracle, AZ; and Jacque Gibson and her husband Roy, of Tucson, AZ. Survivors also include Doris's sisters Shirley Schaaf and Linda Strachan. Loving grandmother to seven grandchildren, Matthew Hammett, Daniel Hammett, J. Russell Smith, Kati & Kevin Black, Summer Cook, Sy Monroe, Erick & Christina Gibson; 14 great-grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews.

The family wishes to express their gratitude and appreciation to Casa de La Luz Hospice. Funeral services will be held at South Lawn Cemetery, 5401 S. Park Ave, Tucson, AZ. on Sunday, September 15th. Viewing will be from 9:45am to 10:00am. Memorial service will begin at 10:00am. Memorial contributions may be made to Casa de la Luz Foundation.

Services

15 September

Visitation

9:45 am - 10:00 am

Funeraria del Angel South Lawn

5401 South Park Ave
Tucson, AZ 85706

15 September

Funeral Service

10:00 am - 11:00 am

15 September

Funeral Service

10:00 am - 11:00 am

Funeraria del Angel South Lawn

5401 South Park Ave
Tucson, AZ 85706

15 September

Graveside Service

11:00 am - 11:30 am

South Lawn Cemetery

5401 South Park Ave
Tucson, AZ 85706

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