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Pauline (Ramsey) Hammons

January 18, 1930 ~ April 19, 2023 (age 93) 93 Years Old

Pauline Hammons Obituary

Pauline Hammons, 93, of Poplar Bluff, MO gained her heavenly wings on Wednesday, April 19, 2023, in Poplar Bluff, Missouri.

Pauline was born on January 18, 1930, to Wyman and May (Cardwell) Ramsey in Bernie, Missouri.

Pauline was a member of First Baptist Church of Poplar Bluff, but also attended Grace Christian Fellowship from time to time. Pauline was a lifelong educator and began her teaching career in a one-room schoolhouse in Elk, Missouri. She went on to work at Lake Road Elementary School for nearly 27 years. Pauline was a talented singer, and a member of the Grace Messengers Quartet. She liked crocheting, embroidering, and playing board and card games in her spare time. Pauline was an avid St. Louis Cardinals baseball fan. She also enjoyed tending to her flower gardens throughout the years. Pauline loved all flowers, plants, and trees. She will be dearly missed by her family and friends.

Pauline is survived by two daughters, Cheryl Baker and Sheila Polaschek; one son, Aaron Hammons; one sister, Peggy (Vernon) Kneir; four grandchildren, Ciera Baker, Riley Polaschek, Cidney Polaschek, and Zachary Polaschek; along with numerous family members and friends.

Pauline was preceded in death by parents; five sisters, Evelyn Jones, Lena Brandt, Audrey Smith, Nora Snider, and Marilee Mcknight; three brothers, Wyman Jr, Clyde, and Glen Ramsey; nephew, Melvin Brandt; niece, Marie Hobbs and husband Gene.

Visitation will be held on Monday, April 24, 2023, from 5:00-7:00pm at Grace Christian Fellowship. Funeral service will be held on Tuesday, April 25, 2023, at 11:00am, with Pastor Brian Sharp officiating. Burial will take place at Memorial Gardens Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to the Bread Shed Food Pantry at P.O. Box 3954, Poplar Bluff, MO 63901.

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April 24, 2023

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Grace Christian Fellowship Church
3200 Warrior Lane
Poplar Bluff, MO 63901

Funeral Service
April 25, 2023

11:00 AM
Grace Christian Fellowship Church
3200 Warrior Lane
Poplar Bluff, MO 63901


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