Mount Vernon News

Mount Vernon News
August 10, 2011 11:54 am EDT


BRINKHAVEN — Jesse James Hammons, 51, died Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2011, at Knox Community Hospital.

He was born Aug. 24, 1959, in Millersburg to Arden A. and Myrtle R. (Logston) Hammons. He worked for Kokosing Construction and belonged to the local carpenters’ union 200. He was also a member of the Tiverton Baptist Church.

He is survived by his children, Jesse Hammons Jr., Sabrina Hammons, Logan Hammons and Morgan Hammons; his mother, Myrtle Hammons; his wife, Jolene; grandchildren, Caden and Jesse III; and brothers and sisters, Joe, Roland, Steve, Kathy, Erma Jean and Jeannie.

He was preceded in death by his father, Arden.

A funeral service will be held Saturday, Aug. 13, at 2 p.m. at the Fischer Funeral Home in Danville. Pastor William Russell will be officiating. Burial will be in Tiverton Cemetery on State Route 206. Calling hours will be Friday from 6 to 8 p.m. Visit

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