Annie Louise Nelson Atkinson.
Mrs. Margaret Henrietta Hammond, 75, died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. J. H. Haithcock, 2015 Marion street, at 9:50 this morning, April 20, 1942, after an illness of three years.
She was a member of the Park Street Baptist Church and was the widow of the late Henry Hammond of Horrell Hill.
Survivors were five daughters, Mrs. George W. Davis, of Sumter, Mrs. W. A. McLeod of Hartsville, Mrs. J. H. Haithcock, Mrs. S. W. Dominick, and Miss Ethel Hammond, all of Columbia; five sons, A. H. Hammond, E. E. Hammond and J. O. Hammond of Columbia, L. W. Hammond of Lexington, and E. G Hammond of Lykesland; one sister, Mrs. Charlie Sloan of Blaney and a number of grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were conducted from the Park Street Baptist church Tuesday afternoon, April 21, 1942 at 3:30 o’clock. The services were conducted by the Rev. Paul Wheeler and the Rev. A. B. Kennedy. Interment followed in the Mount Olive Baptist churchyard on the Leesburg road.
Active pallbearers were six grandsons, John Hammond, James Hammond, and Dean Hammond, Frank Davis, Hubert McLeod, and James H. Haithcock.
Honorary pallbearers will be M. H. Haithcock, H. L. Shealy, W. D. Turner, D. P. Cloaninger, Harry L. Goodson and the deacons of the Park Street Baptist church.
Active pallbearers were asked to meet at the Talbert Funeral home at 3 o’clock this afternoon and the honorary pallbearers meet at the church at 3:25.
Mount Olive Baptist Church Cemetery Horrell Hill, Richland County, South Carolina, USA (Photo added by Sherry Outlaw Massengale)