Arnell Hammonds, formerly of Casey County, passed away on Sunday, December 20, 2020, in Fairfield Township, Ohio. She was 88.
Born on January 6, 1932, she was a daughter of the late Thomas H. and Sallie Pearl Fox Sallee. Arnell was a retired housekeeper at Bethesda North Hospital. She was a member of Walnut Hill Separate Baptist Church, Tri-County Baptist Church, and Order of the Eastern Star. She loved her family and spending time with her grandchildren. She greatly enjoyed singing.
She is survived by a daughter, Peggy Zeis (and Jeff) of West Chester, Ohio; two sons, Ralph Hammonds Jr. (and Mindy) of Sharonville, Ohio and Robert Hammonds of Middletown, Ohio; five grandchildren, Jennifer Knott (and Brian), Jeff Henry (and Sarah), Rob Hammonds, Jon Hammonds, and Rachel Hammonds; and five great-grandchildren, Bailey, Croix, Brenna, LJ, and Tony. Arnell is also survived by a sister, Nora Dean Miller of Lawrenceburg, Indiana; several nieces, nephews, and additional family members that loved her.
In addition to her parents, she is predeceased by her husband, Ralph Hammonds; two sisters, Anna Jean Roy and Mary Alice Spears; and three brothers, Robert Sallee, Kenneth Sallee, and James Sallee.
The funeral service will be held privately for family only on Wednesday, December 23, 2020, at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home with Bro. Rick Sallee officiating. Burial will be held at Antioch Cemetery.
Arrangements for Ms. Arnell Hammonds are entrusted to McKinney-Brown Funeral Home. An online guestbook is available at www.mckinneybrown.com.
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