Bro. Marion E. Hammond, age 80, of Roanoke, passed away on December 10, 2018 at the WellStar West Georgia Hospice. Bro. Marion was born on October 26, 1938 in Neoga, Illinois to Leonard Hammond and Lyndall Sparling Hammond. In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by his sons, Phillip Jones and Al Jones and his wife, Peggy Hammond. His mother survives him as well as his daughters, Linda Pressley (Rich), Atha Hawley (Bob), Rhonda Allen (Tony) and Debbie Sewell (Frank); brother, Keith Hammond; fiancé, Louise Pool; 9 grandchildren; 7 great grandchildren with one on the way; extended family and friends.
Bro. Marion faithfully served his country in the United State Army. In addition, he owned and operated Hammond’s Wood Shop and was a faithful Minister of the Gospel.
Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, December 12, 2018 at 1:00 pm at the Higgins LaGrange Chapel with Bro. Lynn McClain officiating. Interment will follow at the New Hope Baptist Church in Fredonia, Alabama. In lieu of flowers, family respectfully request that donations be made to the Hospice Ministry of your choice. Online condolences may be sent to the family www.higginsfuneralhomes.com. Higgins LaGrange Chapel, 706-884-7117.