Louella “Lou” M. Hammond, 81, of Ashland passed away Friday, Feb. 12, 2021 at St. John’s Hospital.
She was born Oct. 21, 1939 in Springfield, the daughter of Charles and Lula Wilkins Bowsher. She married Harry Hammond, Jr. in 1959. He preceded her in death in 2005.
She was also preceded in death by two grandsons, J.T. Larson and LeRoy Robinson, Jr.
Lou retired from Memorial Medical Center. She was a member of the Church of the Brethren, Springfield.
Surviving are one son, Ron (Anna) Hammond; two daughters, Lori Hammond and Lisa (Lee) Robinson; eight grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; three brothers, James (DeeDee), Bob (Joyce) and Sam (Ann) Bowsher.
Private family services will be held at Bramley Funeral Home, Auburn. Burial will be in Auburn Cemetery. A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date.
Memorials may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. Bramley Funeral Home, Auburn is in charge of arrangements.