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LaTamara S. Hammers


Saturday, May 2, 2015 from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. at First Baptist Church in Vandalia.


Saturday, May 2, 2015 at 2 p.m. at the First Baptist Church Family Life Center.
Officiating: Rev. Garland Williams.
Music: Special music.
Interment: Interment of her cremains will take place at a later date.
Pallbearers: Shane Custard, Justin Lopez, Matthew Warren, Samuel Lee Jr., Jason Herd and Danny Robinson. Honorary pallbearers: Gerald Connor, Arthaniel Hammers, James Luper Jr., Troy Cockrell and Dustin Holt.

LaTamara Shonique Hammers passed away unexpectedly at 10:53 p.m. on Sunday, April 26, 2015 at Boone Hospital Center in Columbia. She was a 2010 graduate of Hickman High School. After high school, Latamara worked for about three years as a cook supervisor at Lenoir Retirement Center. Most recently, she worked as a patient representative at the BJC Internal Medicine Clinic. In her free time, she enjoyed hanging out with friends, doing nails, going to concerts and singing.

Born: May 31, 1992 in Davenport, Iowa the daughter of Tony B. Luper and LaDawn T. Hammers.

Survivors include: parents: Tony Luper and LaDawn Hammers of Columbia; step-father, Terry Jo Holt Jr. of Columbia; three sisters: LaTara Hammers, LaTonia Hammers and Asha Davis all of Columbia; grandparents: Harold Ferguson and Geneva Ferguson both of Vandalia; Gracie Luper and James Luper Sr., both of Dallas; also survived by a host of cousins, nieces and nephews.

Preceded in death by: grandfather, Joshua Overton.

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