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Kathleen "Kathy" (Reed) Hammond

Lewis & Gillum Funeral Homes

28 Harding Avenue, Jackson, OH 45640

(p) 740-286-2010

(f) 740-286-5640

Kathleen “Kathy” (Reed) Hammond, age 63, of Jackson, Ohio went home to be with the Lord on Friday, August 20th, 2021. She was born December 26th, 1957, in Oak Hill, Ohio to the late James and Hazel (Nelson) Reed.

Kathy attended Jackson High School and obtained her GED. She worked at General Mills for 43 years. She loved the outdoors, loved running her dogs, and she adored her children and grandchildren.

She is survived by her husband of 50 years, Gary Hammond; his children: Chastity (Terry) Mullins and Shila Hammond; grandchildren: Connor Hammond and Landon Bentley; siblings: Nancy Anderson, Howard Reed, and Brenda (Matt) Waulk; sister-in-law, Sharon Reed; several nieces and nephews; and fur babies, Sugar and Candy.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by brothers, Jimmy (Chris) Reed and Clyde Reed as well as her fur baby, Cookie Girl.

Kathy and Gary were “two peas in a pod” and did everything together. They loved each other deeply and she will forever be missed.

Calling hours will be held on Saturday, August 28th, 2021, from 11AM-2PM at the Lewis & Gillum Funeral Home of Jackson. Funeral services will follow at the funeral home at 2PM. Burial will follow at Pleasant Hill Cemetery. Online condolences may be sent to


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