James Monroe Gammons

James Monroe Gammons, age 86, of Hazen, passed away Thursday, June 25, 2020.

He was born in Missouri on January 28, 1934, the son of Albert and Lola Gammons.

James worked on the farm and loved to fix lawn mowers.  

He was preceded in death by his wife, Allyene Gammons; his brother, Clarence Gammons; his parents and a son, Tommy Donnell.

James is survived by three sons, Jim Gammons and wife, Nancy of Illinois, Paul Gammons and wife, Debra of Missouri and Rex Pullium and wife, Peggy of Hazen; one daughter, Carol Kacel and husband, Dave of North Pole, Alaska; his ex-wife, Nancy Louise Gammons and numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be from 5:00 to 7:00 P.M., Saturday, June 27, 2020 at Westbrook Funeral Home in Hazen.  Funeral services will be 2:00 P.M., Sunday, at the Center Point Missionary Baptist Church with burial in the Center Point Cemetery.

3 thoughts on “James Monroe Gammons”

  1. Rex and Peggy I am so sorry for your loss. May God be with you in this sad time. Love and prayers

  2. I am sorry to hear of James passing. I considered him a good friend and will be missed.

  3. Billy and Gail Booth

    James Gammons was a remarkable man whose legacy will be cherished by all those who knew him. As his church pastor for the last year, I was appreciative of his dedication and faithfulness to our church. Until his recent illness and and the advent of COVID-19 restrictions, Bro. James could be found in his church pew on Sunday mornings, setting an example of faithful church attendance. Furthermore, his concern for others often resulted in his inviting others to church, even going to the point of personally bringing them to church if transportation was unavailable for them. He earned his living the hard way: he worked for it. He loved God, church, family, and friends and would readily help those in need. I learned that he was an expert deer hunter and fisherman because he shared the results of his expertise with me on more than one occasion. (Talk about some delicious meat!) We miss him, but we know that we shall see him again since he was and is a fellow believer in Christ, having trust Christ for personal salvation. May God’s Word and His Holy Spirit (the “Comforter”) provide strength, comfort, and assurance to his family and friends.

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