Evelyn Wright Hammond – Obituary

By  | January 10, 2018 | Filed under: Elkins Funeral Home, Obituaries

Evelyn Wright Hammond, 92, of Rogersville died peacefully Sunday, January 7,

2018 at Whitesburg Gardens in Huntsville.  She was a member of West

Rogersville Church of Christ, and a retired cosmetologist, seamstress, poet

and author.  She was the last surviving member of her family of twelve

siblings, five sisters and six brothers.

Survived by her children, Eddie Hammond (late wife Willodean), Gina Butler

(husband Mike), and Marsha Slyman (husband David).  Six grandchildren – Brad

Hammond (wife Tanya), Zach Thomas (wife Ashley), Erin Thomas (husband

Cahalen Morrison), Annie Thomas, Abby Slyman, and Tripp Slyman; and forty

nieces and nephews.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Elgin Volunteer Fire and

Rescue Department (150 Tracey Lane, Rogersville, AL 35652). These dedicated

volunteers provide help and emergency assistance to so many in our community

and enabled her time at home to be extended.

Visitation will be 10:00-11:00 FridayJanuary 12 with service following at

11:00 at Elkins Chapel East.

Elkins Funeral home invites you to leave your condolence at www.elkinsfuneralhome.com

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