Edith Effie Hammers

Edith Effie “Edie Harless” Hammers, 88, of Lamar, passed away March 16, 2019, at Truman Health Care. Hammers was born Jan. 18, 1931, in Burwell, Neb. to Ray A. and Lillie (Shane) Wright.
She was five years old when she moved to Missouri where she lived most of her life. She married Floyd Harless in 1949; he preceded her in 1967. They had one son, Clayton Harless. She worked hard to support her son through the years. She worked at the Tension Envelope Factory in Kansas City and eventually moved to Lamar. In Lamar, she worked at O’Sullivans, ran a boarding home for elderly ladies, and eventually ran a day care for 20 years. She loved babies and had great pleasure in raising them. During her stay in Lamar, she was a member of the Lamar Assembly of God Church. In 1985, she met and married Leonard Hammers; he preceded her in 2002.  They moved to Monett and lived there for 10 years and were members of the Monett Assembly of God Church. In 2002, they moved to Golden City where they were members of the Golden City Assembly of God Church. She later became a member of the Greenfield Glad Tidings Assembly of God Church. She was known as a loving lady and a good mother.
Hammers is survived by: son, Clayton Warren Harless of Boise, Idaho; and sisters, Esther Cable of Lamar, Bessie Oliso, of Golden City and Beulamae Smith of Cabot, Ark.; and one grandson. She was preceded in death by her parents; brothers, Albert Wright and Delbert Wright; sisters, Eunice Gann and Mildred Baughman. Floyd Harless and Leonard Hammers also preceded Edith in death.


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