Carolyn Hamm


Carolyn J. Hamm, 70, of Columbus, died at 11:29 a.m., Monday, December 12, 2016, surrounded by family at home.

Carolyn was born in Columbus, Indiana, June 9, 1946, to the late Leroy and Virginia Ford Bailey.

She married James A. Hamm on July 1, 1964 in Columbus, Indiana.

Survivors include her husband of over 52 years, James A. Hamm; children, James L. (Becky) Hamm of Clifford, Steven R. Hamm and Christy J. Hamm, both of Columbus; grandchildren, Danielle and James W. Hamm, Destiny Galbraith and Mark Ashcroft; great-grandchild, Noah Sluss; brothers, William (Betty) Bailey, Norman (Sue) Bailey of Scipio, Edward (Barbara) Bailey, Larry (Beth) Bailey and Randy (Mary) Bailey; sisters, Donna Richy, Pamela (Timothy) Scroghan, Patricia (Samuel) McInteer and Loretta (Halett) Brown, all of Columbus; half-brother, Gilbert (Nancy) Bailey of Arizona; and several nieces, nephews and family pet dogs, Harley and Sweet Pea.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

The funeral service will be conducted at 10 a.m. Friday, December 16, 2016, at Barkes, Weaver & Glick Funeral Home on Washington Street with Pastor Kenny Roberson officiating. Calling will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday and from 9 a.m. until service time Friday at the funeral home. Burial will be at Bethel Baptist Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Our Hospice of South Central Indiana or to the American Cancer Society.

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