NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C. - Entered into rest November 25, 2001, Mrs. Rebecca Washington Hammond of Five Notch Road. Funeral arrangements will be announced later. Mrs. Hammond, a native of Aiken County, was a member of Mt. Transfiguration Baptist Church, where she served as mother of the church, chief of the ushers ministry, deaconess ministry and on the choir. Survivors include a daughter, Iola Abney, North Augusta; four stepdaughters, Roberta Bennett, Washington, D.C., Lillie Mae Bright and Mary Lizzie Hunter, Braddock, Pa., and Minnie Lee Sullivan, Evans, Ga.; brother-in-law, Walter (Beatrice) Hammond, Trenton; granddaughter, Glinda Washington; great-grandson, Abram Washington, North Augusta; stepgrandchildren and great-greatgrandchildren, a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Friends may call at the residence of Iola Abney, 481 Sudlow Lake Road, North Augusta. G.L. Brightharp & Sons Mortuary, 614 West Avenue, North Augusta, S.C.
The Augusta Chronicle November 27, 2001