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Ruby Ellen (Bowmer) Hammonds

August 31, 1929 ~ February 25, 2018 (age 88)

Ruby Ellen Bowmer Hammonds, of West Chester, Ohio, passed away on Sunday, February 25, 2018, at her home, having attained the age of 88.

Born on August 31, 1929, in Casey County, Kentucky, she was a daughter of the late Frank and Sarah Bell Shaw Bowmer. Ruby was of the Christian faith. She previously attended Thomas Ridge Christian Church in Casey County, and considered it her home church. She loved gardening, cooking, reading and the outdoors. Most of all, Ruby loved her family. She took great pride in her home and enjoyed socializing with others.

She is survived by a daughter, Sheri (Jerry) Cramer of West Chester, Ohio; a son, Gary (Carol) Hammonds of Pulaski, Tennessee; a sister, Glatha Bowmer of West Chester, Ohio; five grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

In addition to her parents, Ruby is also predeceased by four sisters, Ethel Baxter, Avis Kireta, Marie Roy and Catherine Porter; and a brother, Clyde Bowmer.

The funeral service will be held at 12:30 p.m. on Wednesday, February 28, 2018, at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home with Rev. Ed Coy officiating. Burial will follow in Antioch Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Wednesday, February 28, 2018, at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers, contributions of sympathy may be made to Hospice of Southwest Ohio at 7625 Camargo Rd. Cincinnati, Ohio 45243.

Arrangements for Ms. Ruby Hammonds are entrusted to McKinney-Brown Funeral Home. An online guestbook is available at

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