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Mrs. Helen Gail Roscoe Hammond, age 85, entered into rest on Thursday, February 25, 2021. Graveside services will be 1:00 PM Tuesday, March 2, 2021 at Florence National Cemetery by Pastor Marty Nason. The service will be streamed live on the Miller Rivers Caulder Funeral Home Facebook Page.
Friends may stop by Miller-Rivers-Caulder Funeral Home between the hours of 9:00 AM and 5:00 PM Monday, March 1, 2021 to view and pay their respects.
Mrs. Hammond was born November 21, 1935 in Cheraw, SC a daughter of the late Bogan and Mildred “Millie” Burr Roscoe. She was a retired employee of the Cheraw Chronicle and a former employee of First Citizens Bank. A faithful member of Pleasant Grove United Methodist Church, Helen was active in the W.M.U., the Senior Circle, and the church’s annual BBQ. Her hobbies included cooking, reading, working in her yard and flower gardens, and dancing - particularly the square dance and line dance. She enjoyed traveling worldwide with her husband and young family in the military and in later years she enjoyed her role as grandmother. Her family and grandchildren were truly the enjoyment of her life.
In addition to her parents, Mrs. Hammond was also preceded in death by her husband, John Whittie Hammond; sisters, Donnie R. Griggs, Alma R. Brigman, and Jackie R. Edgeworth; brothers, Tommy, Joel, and Gene Roscoe; and grandson, Nick Lovato.
Survivors include her children, Linda Lovato of Fletcher, NC, Robert (Lisa) Hammond of Cheraw, SC, and Kerry (Noel) Hammond of Wake Forest, NC; grandchildren, Cori (Kevin) Chamberlain, Toni (Chris Krammer) Lovato, Danny Hammond, Tassie Hammond, and Emma Hammond; great-grandchildren, Lorelei, Kieran, and Meadow; siblings, Buddy Roscoe of Marietta, GA, Mickey (Barbara Ann) Roscoe of Cheraw, and Steve Roscoe of Marion, NC; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, 200 Center Point Cir #100, Columbia, SC 29210; the Alzheimer’s Association, 8180 Greensboro Dr #400, McLean, VA 22102; or to D.A.V. organization of one’s choice.
Miller-Rivers-Caulder Funeral Home (www.mrcfuneralhome.com) of Chesterfield, SC is serving the Hammond family.
Monday, March 1, 2021
Starts at 9:00am
Miller-Rivers-Caulder Funeral Home
Tuesday, March 2, 2021
Starts at 1:00pm
Florence National Cemetery
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