Funeral services for Rachel Margaret Harvey Hammers, 32, Lawrence, KS, will be held 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, May 15, 2012 at Grace Evangelical Presbyterian Church in Lawrence. Burial will follow at Memorial Park Cemetery in Lawrence. She died on Saturday, May 12, 2012 at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.
Rachel was born on August 26, 1979 in Cheyenne, Wyoming, the daughter of Dr. Joseph and Mary Margaret Hansen Harvey.
She was a 1997 graduate of Perry-Lecompton High School and later the University of Kansas in 2003.
She loved and was beloved by her family. She received the grace of her Savior and Lord, Jesus Christ.
She was married to Sean Hammers on April 12, 2010 in Lawrence, KS. He preceded her in death in December 2011.
She is survived by three daughters, Mesa Margaret Rings, of Springdale, AR, Jenna Joyce Harvey, Jaci Rae Goolsby, and a son, Josiah Goolsby, of Lawrence. Other survivors include her parents of Lawrence; two sisters, Rebecca Todd (husband, Jared), of Baldwin City, KS, Anna Vinson (husband, Stephen), of Olathe, KS; five brothers, Dr. Phillip Harvey (wife, Kim) of Burkburnett, TX, Caleb Harvey, of Lawrence, KS, Benjamin Harvey, of Manhattan, KS, Andrew Harvey, of Lawrence, KS, and Elijah Harvey, of Lawrence, KS, and her maternal grandmother, Joyce Margaret Hansen, of Bellevue, NE.
The family suggests memorials in her name to the Grace Evangelical Presbyterian Church and may be sent in care of the Warren-McElwain Mortuary in Lawrence.
The family will greet friends from 6-8 p.m. Monday evening at the church.