Frances C. Hammonds

Frances Hammonds

(nee Burlison)

Age 91, passed away peacefully on Monday, April 10, 2017 at her late residence.

Born December 19, 1925 in Benton, IL to the Rev. Raymond and Olie (Crawford) Burlison, she was a resident of Crest Hill for nearly 70 years. She was a longtime faithful member of the Pentecostal Church of Wilmington. Frances also enjoyed gardening.

Surviving are one daughter, Connie Jane Farley of Joliet; nine grandchildren; and many great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her loving husband of 64 years, Thomas F. Hammonds (2008); her parents; and two sons, Gordon Lynn and Thomas Lee Hammonds.

Services for Frances will be private and burial will be with her beloved husband in Masonic and Odd Fellows Cemetery in Benton, IL. Arrangements entrusted to the Fred C. Dames Funeral Home, 3200 Black at Essington Roads., Joliet, IL. For more information, please call 815-741-5500 or visit her Memorial Tribute at