Reba Evelyn (Wilson) Hammons

  • Born: July 5, 1924
  • Died: December 8, 2020
  • Location: Battle Creek, Michigan

Farley Estes Dowdle Funeral Home & Cremation Care

105 Capital Ave NE
Battle Creek, MI 49017

Tel. (269) 962-5527

Tribute & Message From The Family


Reba Evelyn Hammons, our very loving mother and grandmother, passed away Tuesday, December 8, 2020 at The Oaks at Northpointe Woods in Battle Creek, Mich. She was born July 5, 1924 to Willis Rosco Wilson and Margaret (Maggie)Ellen Spurling at Obey City near Lovejoy, Overton County, TN.

She retired from the Battle Creek Public School System, working at Central High Field House, W.K. Jr. High and Ann J. Kellogg School. She was a member of The Church of God of Prophecy at Dickman Road, Battle Creek.

She was preceded in death by her parents, son Larry William Hammons, husband Lanny Benjamin Hammons, daughter Brenda Joyce Moats and Wilson siblings & spouses T.A. (Lona), J.D. (Nova), M.C., Q.E. (Evelyn), R.G. (Myrtle), Nina (Coleman) Buckner, Marie (Curtis) Vaughn, Vanella (Raymond) Buckner, Tennie (Homer) Mc Cowan.

Reba's loved was being with her family and reading her bible.

She is survived by daughter Sharon (Bill) Williams & grandson, Lucas Michael (Jenny) Williams & great grandson Jack Thomas Williams; grandsons, Benjamin Ira (Josh, Scott) Williams, Troy Lee (Melissa) Moats; great granddaughters Abby Moats & Jessica Scales; grandson, Todd Len (Danielle) Moats; great-grandsons, Taylor and Trent Moats; niece, Jennifer (Burnie) Moore, many nieces, nephews & great nieces & nephews and a sister-in-law, Clarrisa Wilson (Bilbrey), of Livingston, TN.

Due to Covid precautions, a private family interment was held at 2:00 pm, Thursday, December 10, 2020, at Floral Lawn Memorial Gardens Cemetery, Battle Creek where she will be laid to rest next to her beloved husband. The Farley Estes Dowdle Funeral Home & Cremation Care, Battle Creek is assisting the Hammons family. www.farleyestesdowdle.com