January 2, 2014

Artha Aileen Schell Hammons

Staff Writer

LAUREL COUNTY, Ky. — Artha Aileen Schell Hammons, 81, of Lily, Ky., passed away on Sunday, Dec. 22, 2013 at UK Hospital in Lexington, Kentucky. 

She leaves behind three children, Charles Hammons of Lily, Carolyn Moore and Denise Snyder, both of London; three sisters, Helen Collins, Pauline Smith, Kathleen Sexton; four brothers, William, Oliver, John and Denver Schell; ten grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren and a host of other family and friends to mourn her passing. 

She was preceded in death by her parents, William McCoy Schell and Bertie McKnight Schell; two daughters, Aileen Allen and Danelle Asher; one brother, Arthur Schell and one sister, Dorothy Baker. 

Funeral services were conducted on Thursday, Dec. 26, 2013 at 2 p.m. in the chapel of House-Rawlings Funeral Home with Bro. Wayne House officiating. 

Burial followed at Schell Cemetery. 

Visitation was held at 11 a.m. until the funeral hour on Thursday at the House-Rawlings Funeral Home.