Deborah "Debbie" Lynn Hammond, 64, of Palatka, passed away Thursday, November 29, 2018, at North Florida Regional Medical Center following an illness.
Debbie was born in Palatka, FL, to the late Robert F. Markel, Sr. and Catherine Louise Kennedy.
Debbie was in the Coast Guard Auxiliary and a member of the Moose and VFW Post. She loved fishing, gardening, playing bingo, and spending time with her grandchildren.
She is preceded in death by her husband of 14 years, Robert Ray Hammond, Sr; parents, Robert F. Markel, Sr. and Catherine Kennedy; and brother, Richard Markel. She is survived by her children, Tracy Cramer, Stacy Wilkinson, Robert Hammond, John Hammond, and Cierra Hammond; brothers, Robert Markel (Sharon), Ronald Markel (Mary), Randy Markel, and Craig Markel (Dawn); and seven grandchildren.
Debbie's life was celebrated with close family and friends at Oak Hill Baptist Church in Bardin on Monday, December 3rd.
Memories and condolences may be expressed to the family at Deborah’s Book of Memories page at www.johnsonoverturffunerals.com .