Hammond, Haynie (Dalton)

Friday, December 28, 2012

Haynie A. Hammond, 88, of Dalton, GA, died Thursday, December 27, 2012 at the local hospital. 

Haynie was born May 30, 1924 in Gaylesville, AL, to the late Emmet and Lena Stewart Jones; and was also preceded in death by her husband, Eligie Ralph Hammond; son, Billy Ralph Hammond; son-in-law, Johnny Parks; brothers, Emmett Jones, Jr., Harold Jones; and sisters, Kathryn Fricks, Ruth Slayton and Syble Bryant. 

She worked for over thirty years at Barwick Mills and her last job was working at the local Veterans Administration office. She was a member of New Life Baptist Church. 

She is survived by her son, Wayne Hammond of Kill Devil, NC; daughters and sons-in-law, Barbara and Vestal Sales of Chatsworth, GA, Glenda Parks of Dalton, GA and Wanda and Jim Grant of Cumming, GA; brother, Ralph Jones of Rocky Face, GA; sister, Dorothy Patton of Dalton; grandchildren, Markitta Schelleack, Kim Parks, Johnny Parks, Felicia Cantrell, Chriseia Gregory, Tiffani Hudson, Karen Stanley, Andrea Amason, Jimmy Grant, Amanda Caudill, Sandra Springfield, Marsha Hendrix, Trina Souther, Chastey Barrios and Christina McCurry; a number of great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. 

Services to celebrate the life of Mrs. Haynie A. Hammond will be held Saturday morning, December 29, at 11 a.m. at Ponders Melrose Chapel with Reverend Ricky Spence and her grandson, Jimmy Grant and grandson-in-law, Jeff Amason officiating. She will be laid to rest beside her husband at the Liberty Baptist Church Cemetery with Jimmy Grant, Devon Wyatt, Colton Souther, Kevin Stanley, Jeff Amason, Tanner Amason, Jake Stanley and Wyatt Amason serving as pallbearers. 

The family will receive friends at Ponders Melrose Chapel from 6-9 p.m. Friday, December 28 and after 9 a.m. Saturday, December 29.

Ponders Funeral Home has charge of the arrangements.



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