Samuel E. Hammond
A home-going service for Samuel E. Hammond, who departed this life on Feb. 6, 2009, will be Saturday, Feb. 14, at 1 p.m. at Union Hope Baptist Church, Center Cross, with Rev. Alvin Hargrove officiating.
The viewing will be Friday from 2 to 8 p.m. with the family receiving friends from 7 to 8 p.m. at White-Tidewater Funeral Home in Jamaica. The family will assemble at the funeral home at noon on Saturday.
Mr. Hammond is survived by three daughters, Sharon Sutherlin (Lucky) of LaPlata, Md., Bernice Hammond of Virginia Beach, and Markeena Hammond of Petersburg; four sons, Rodney (Michelle) of Hampton, Wayne (Hilda) of Gloucester, John (Nadine) of Rexburg, and Will (Tonja) of Water View; one sister, Flossie Hammond; one brother, Sterling Hammond (Emma Florence); 16 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and a host of other relatives and friends.