Kay Hammonds Hooser, 75, passed away Sunday, Aug. 30, 2009. She was a very giving mother, a devoted wife and a wonderfully doting grandmother. Kay was a blessing to everyone she met and can easily be described as a loving, humble servant. Kay was born Feb. 22, 1934, to Zebby and Ethel Green Hammonds. She was raised in the Lone Cedar community. Kay attended schools in Lone Cedar, Avalon, Hamrock and was an honor graduate of Italy High School in 1951.

She worked for Southwestern Bell Telephone Company in Dallas for 13 years. On April 13, 1963, Kay married Jimmy Hooser of Frost, Texas. She has been a member of Frost Baptist Church since 1965. She was preceded in death her mother, Ethel Hammonds; and a sister, Mrs. Genece Gorman. Kay is survived by her husband, Jimmy; son, James; daughter, Ann and husband Will Adamson; and her beloved grandchildren, Carly, Samuel, Andrew and Caroline; sister, Jan Wolaver of Italy; brother-in-law, Buddy Gorman of Rankin; half-brother, Zeb and Ellen Hammonds of Montice, Calif.; two aunts; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

A visitation will be held from 6-8 p.m. Monday, Aug. 31, at Griffin-Roughton Funeral Home in Corsicana with funeral services at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2009, at Frost Baptist Church in Frost, Texas.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Frost Baptist Church, Frost Cemetery or to the American Diabetes Association.

Memorial book is available at www.griffin-roughton.com.

Arrangements are under the direction of Griffin-Roughton Funeral Home, Corsicana.