Wilma Hamm Partin, age 77, of Christiansburg passed away at 12:43 p.m. on Sunday, September 23, 2012 in her residence. Born on January 26, 1935 in Crockett, Kentucky, Wilma was a daughter of the late Lynn Boyd and Ethel (Gilliam) Fannin. She married Arlie Hamm on June 11, 1952 and he preceded her in death on June 30, 1994. She married Andy Lee Partin on May 15, 2002 and he survives. Wilma is survived by a daughter Rhonda (Mike) Gross of Piqua, a grandson Shaun (Misty) Gross of Piqua and two great grandchildren, Hunter and Tadyn Gross. Six brothers and sisters also survive: Peg Morrison of Mt. Orab, Ohio, Letha (George) Adkins of West Liberty, Kentucky, Dale (Jewell) Fannin of St. Paris, Dean (Gail) Fannin of Blanchester, Ohio, Charles (Rosalie) Fannin of Blanchester, Ohio, Joyce (Gene) Donahue of Columbus, Ohio and many nieces, nephews and extended family members. In addition to her parents and husband she was preceded in death by four children: William Dwayne, Robert Glenn, Norma Jean and Norman Dean Hamm, a grandson Matthew Gross and sisters Beulah Adkins, Addie Gilliam, Bertha Fannin and Arlene Barrow and a brother Lynn Boyd Junior Fannin. Wilma was a member of the Trinity Church, Piqua where she worked in the Helping Hands food pantry. She worked at Springhill Nursery in TippCity and Home Health Care. She loved her family and quilting. Funeral services will be held on Friday, September 28, 2012 in the Atkins-Shively Funeral Home, 216 S. Springfield Street, St. Paris, Ohio 43072 at 10:00 a.m with Reverend Mike Gross presiding. Burial will follow in the Upper Honey Creek Cemetery. A time of visitation for family and friends will be held on Thursday, September 27, 2012 from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. in the Atkins-Shively Funeral Home, 216 S. Springfield St., St. Paris, Ohio. Memorial donations can be made to Trinity Church, P.O. Box 1527, Piqua, Ohio 45356 or the Miami County Hospice, P.O. Box 502, Troy, Ohio 45373. Envelopes will be available in the funeral home. Condolences to the family may be sent to www.shivelyfuneralhomes.com
Visitation is Thursday September 27, 2012 from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. in the Atkins-Shively Funeral Home, St. Paris.
Funeral service is Friday, September 28, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. in the funeral home.