Helena Hammock, 85, passed away on Thursday, July 8th, 2021 in Louisville, Kentucky. Helena was born in Hazard, Kentucky on December 9, 1935 to Jack and Elza Smith. She loved gardening and creating floral arrangements and wreaths for her family. Helena retired from CSX after 40 years of dedicated service. Always one who kept busy, after retirement, she worked for Regulus, (formerly Chase Lockbox), for 11 years. In her spare time, Helena enjoyed watching the U of L Cards play. Helena will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved her.
Helena is preceded in death by her loving husband, Richard Willard Hammock; her son, Richard Lee Hammock; and her sister-in-law Goldie Smith.
Left to cherish her memories are her grandson, Richard Lewis Hammock; her great-granddaughter Raelynn Hammock; her brother, Alfred Smith; her daughter-in-law, Teresa Hammock and her dear friends, Mary Gooch and Beverly Wilson.
A funeral service for Mrs. Helena Hammock will be held at 12:30 P.M. on Tuesday, July 13th at Legacy Funeral Center - Nunnelley Chapel, 4327 Taylor Boulevard, Louisville, KY 40215. Visitation will be held from 10:00 A.M. to 12:30 P.M. at the funeral home, prior to the service. Burial at Evergreen Cemetery will follow the funeral service at 2:00 P.M.
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