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Alta Jean Hamm

Alexander, AR, 1937 - 2014

Alta Janet Hamm, 76, of Alexander, Ark. passed away Sunday, September 14, 2014. She was welcomed into heaven by her husband, C. Dean Hamm; her parents, Rachel and Ivan Black; her sister, Rachelene Rogers; and her great-grandson, Aryn Rhys Noble.
Mrs. Hamm felt that her "most significant legacy is that of a Christian heritage and faith in the promises of our Lord Jesus Christ for salvation and everlasting life." As her family, we are grateful for her faith and the legacy that she has instilled within all of us.
Janet grew up in Texarkana and moved to Little Rock upon her marriage to Dean Hamm at age 17. Mother/Mammaw/Janet/Mrs. Hamm was talented musically both in her ability to play the piano and in her lovely voice. She loved missions and was a leader in the NWMS society for many years. In her later years, she supported the youth department at church and was eager to see young people excel in their faith. She was a member of Cornerstone Church of the Nazarene.
She will be missed by her surviving family: daughters, Sharon (Eric) Hankins of Little Rock and Dena (Shawn) Furton of Bryant; grandchildren: Matthew Ryan Wylie, Amanda DeAnn Noble, Timothy Shawn (TJ) Furton, and Cameron Dean Furton; and one great-granddaughter, Charliey Dean Wylie.
Services will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday, September 17, 2014 at Roller-Chenal Funeral Home Chapel, 13801 Chenal Parkway, Little Rock, Ark. 72211, (501)224-8300 with Pastor Tim Evans officiating. Burial will follow at Pinecrest Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m., Tuesday at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to Cornerstone Church of the Nazarene, Youth Ministry, P.O. Box 159, Alexander, Ark. 72002-0159, (501) 653-2886. Please sign her online guestbook at

Published September 16, 2014

Roller-Chenal Funeral Home
13801 Chenal Parkway, Little Rock, AR
Phone: 501-224-8300