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Ottis Cleo Hamner
May 17, 1910 July 28, 2010
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Ottis Cleo Hamner, 100, passed away on Wednesday, July 28 at Emanuel Medical Center in Turlock. He was born in 1910 in Illinois to Noah and Pearl Hamner. He moved to Orange County in 1921, before he settled in Denair in 1942. Ottis was a self-employed plumber and farmer for most of his adult life. He was a past board member of the Modesto Gospel Mission and Heartstone Bible Conference. He was a member of the Independent Fundamental Churches of America, and also worked in the AWANA program at the First Baptist Church in Ceres.
Ottis is survived by his daughter, Nancy (Myron) Macdonald of Turlock; grandsons, Martin of Pennsylvania and Mitch of San Jose; and brother, James Hamner of Hemet. He was preceded in death by his wife, Lucile; three sisters; and four brothers.
Visitation will begin at 8:30 a.m. on Thursday, Aug. 5 at Allen Mortuary. Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m. on Aug. 5 at Denair Cemetery.
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