Funeral service for Bessie Arvelene Nail Hammons, age 97, of Fayetteville, TN, will be held at 1 PM on Saturday, June 17, 2023, at Park City Baptist Church, with Bro. Don Russell officiating. Visitation with the family will be from 11 AM until 1 PM on Saturday at the church.
Arvelene was born on October 16, 1925, in Cumberland County, TN, to the late Roy Clyde Nail and Mertie May Burgess Nail. She was a member of Park City Baptist Church and dearly loved her church family. Arvelene passed away on June 11, 2023, at Alexian Village in Signal Mountain, TN.
Survivors include her daughter, Donna (Joel) Ledbetter of Signal Mountain, TN; daughter-in-law, Judy Monks Hammons of Fayetteville; grandchildren, Keith (Liz) Hammons, Kevin (Wendy) Hammons, Cortney (Mark) Hoffman, Carmen (Jacob) Levally, Megan (Alex Beene) Ledbetter, and Madeline Ledbetter; great-grandchildren, Emma (Kensey) Morar, Glenn (Kristin) Hammons, Jim (Lillie) Hammons, Ellie (Cole) Williams, Baylee (Jake) Taylor, Maycee Hammons, Tucker Hoffman, Bentleigh Hoffman, Landon Levally, Oella Mae Beene, Cora Mae Beene, Samantha (Blake) Bates; great-great-grandchildren, Jaxson Case Taylor, Caroline Elizabeth Morar, William Morar, Shane Hammons, Evy Luna Hammons, and John Ross “JR” Taylor; and sister, Geneva Parmalee.
In addition to her parents, Arvelene was preceded in death by her husband, Luther Carmon “L.C.” Hammons; daughter, Helen Ann Hammons Beddingfield; son, Bro. Charles Edward “Charlie” Hammons; great-grandson, Hayden Case Hammons; brothers, Roy Clyde “Bud” (Jo) Nail, Jr., JD (Mary) Nail, Frank Nail; sister, Ann Marie (John) Bristow; and a brother-in-law, Paul Parmalee.
Memorials may be given to the Hayden C. Hammons, Memorial Scholarship Fund, P.O. Box 241, Fayetteville, TN 37334.
Higgins Funeral Home is honored to be serving the family of Bessie Arvelene Hammons.