Mount Vernon News

Mount Vernon News
May 22, 2013 11:13 am EDT


MOUNT VERNON — On May 20, 2013, we lost our beloved wife, mother, stepmother, daughter, sister, aunt, grandma and dear friend, Debra A. “Debbie” (Allerding) Hammond, 62, of Mount Vernon, Ohio.

She was born in Mount Vernon, Ohio, on May 6, 1951, and was a 1969 graduate of Mount Vernon High School. Debbie was a hair stylist in Mount Vernon for over 37 years. She enjoyed traveling in her fifth wheel to various campgrounds in the Ohio area during the summer and spending her winters in Florida. Over the years, she had made so many new friendships camping and had many treasured memories. One of Debbie’s favorite pastimes was being at home reading and spending time in her pool watching her grandchildren play. She was most proud of her family and their accomplishments and her seven grandchildren. She was an active member of the Grace Community Church of Mount Vernon.

Besides her parents, she is survived by her husband of 26 years, Robert “Bob” Hammond; her parents, John and Helen (Reagh) Allerding of Mount Vernon; two sons, Curt Burson of Mount Vernon and Craig (Mandy) Burson of Sunbury; stepson, Shawn (Kimberly) Hammond of Holloman AFB, N.M.; stepdaughter, Amy (James) Quinlivan of Mount Vernon; grandchildren, Matthew and Avery Burson, Zachary, Dallas and Austin Hammond, Isabella and Sutton Quinlivan; two brothers, Johnny Ray (Sharon) Allerding of Dayton and Gary Allerding of Mount Vernon.

Debbie was preceded in death by twin grandsons, Gage and Colin Quinlivan.

Friends may call Thursday from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Flowers-Snyder Funeral Home, where a funeral service will be held Friday at 11 a.m. Pastor Roger Tickle will be officiating. Burial will follow in Mount Vernon Memorial Gardens.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Knox County. The family wishes to thank the doctors and nurses at Riverside Methodist Hospital and Hospice of Knox County for their loving care.

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