Ruth Hammond

Published 12:00 am Tuesday, July 6, 2010

Funeral services for Ruth Lee Clark Hammond, 79, of the Vada community, were held Saturday, July 10, at Jordan Grove Missionary Baptist Church with the Rev. Joe L. Sweet Jr. officiating.

Interment followed in Jonas Lobe Cemetery with friends of Mrs. Hammond’s family serving as active pallbearers.

Born Sept. 11, 1930, in Bainbridge, Mrs. Hammond died on July 5, 2010, at her residence.

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She was preceded in death by her husband, Eugene Hammond.

Survivors include her son, Rufus Hammond of Dover, Del.; a daughter, Claudian Montford of South Plainfield, N.J.; five brothers, Emory Clark of Cambridge, Mass., Wilmon Clark of LaMesa, Calif., Alton Clark of Magnolia, N.J., Marcus Clark and Howard Clark, both of Camilla, Ga.; eight grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren, and a host of other family and friends.

Bruton Mortuary was in charge of arrangements.