Margaret Hamm, 83

Margaret Joyce Hamm, 83, of Wabash, died at 7:55 p.m., Wednesday, May 15, 2019, at Miller's Merry Manor East in Wabash.

She was born June 16, 1935, in Abbs Valley, Va., to Leonard Alex and Dorcus (Watkins) Patrick.
Margaret married Wiley Vester "Pete" Hamm in Abbs Valley, on March 19, 1960; he died Oct. 4, 1995. She was a school cook in Boone County, Ky. She was a member of the Christian Heritage Church in Wabash. Margaret enjoyed watching her soap operas and game shows, reading, cooking, and working puzzle books. She also enjoyed listening to Gaither Vocal Band and bluegrass music, and loved her Lord. 

She is survived by three children, Ricky (Kimberly) Hamm of Wabash, Laurie Ann (Denny) Smith of Richmond, Ky., and Roger Lee (Elizabeth) Hamm of Burlington, Ky.; 13 grandchildren; 30 great-grandchildren; a sister, Carol Whitworth of Nashville, Tenn.; and a brother, Thomas Patrick of Abbs Valley.

She was also preceded in death by her parents and her sister, Delores Brown.

Funeral services will be 2 p.m., Monday, May 20, 2019, at Christian Heritage Church, 2776 River Road, Wabash, with Pastor Tim Prater officiating. Friends may call 12:30 - 2 p.m., Monday, at the church. 

Arrangements by Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, Wabash.

Preferred memorial is Christian Heritage Church.

The memorial guest book for Margaret may be signed at

Posted on 2019 May 16