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OLIVET - Doris M. Hamand, 88, of Olivet, passed away at 5:30 a.m. on Feb. 24, 2017 at Champaign County Nursing Home.
Doris was born on Aug. 25, 1928, in Georgetown, the daughter of James and Ora (Zigler) Williford. She married Ralph Hamand on Jan. 8, 1950, in Georgetown, and he preceded her in death on March 22, 1994.
Survivors include one daughter, Martha Payne of Danville; one brother, Raymond Williford of Urbana; and one grandson, Kevin (Justin) Pinchon of Springfield, Ill.
Doris is preceded in death by her husband, Ralph; two sons, Ralph and Marion; one daughter, Sally Griffith; and one infant grandson.
Doris worked at General Electric in Danville for many years. She was a member of Olivet Church of the Nazarene and had a strong belief in God. She loved to knit, crochet, work puzzles and bake.
A Celebration of Life Service will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, March 4, at Sunset Funeral Home and Cremation Center, 3940 N. Vermilion Street, Danville. James Blue will officiate. Interment will be in Sunset Memorial Park. Visitation will be held from 5-8 p.m. March 3, at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to Olivet Church of the Nazarene in Olivet.
Please join Doris' family in sharing memories, photos, and videos on her tribute wall at www.sunsetfuneralhome.com.
Published on March 1, 2017
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