Izell Hammond Sr.

Published 3:35 pm Wednesday, January 13, 2021

Graveside services were held Saturday, Jan. 2, 2021, at New Zion Baptist Church in Oakvale, for Mr. Izell Hammond Sr., 65, who died Saturday, Dec. 26, 2020, at Jefferson Davis Community Hospital in Prentiss.  Rev. Robert Landing officiated with Johnson Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Izell Hammond was born to the late Kelly and Mary Hammond. He joined New Zion Baptist Church at an early age and served faithfully until his death.  He was married to Magdline (Mag) Hammond and to this union one daughter was born.

Mr. Hammond retired as a Motorman/Mechanic from Nabors Offshore Drilling after 36 years in the oil drilling industry.

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He is survived by his wife, Magdline Hammond of Oakvale; children, Angela Hammond of Pineville, Louisiana, Charlotte (Melvin) Robinson of Gulfport; Izell (Daphne) Hammond of Jackson; Carrie (Chris) Walker of Prentiss; Tabitha (Richard) Ingram of Fishers, Indiana; and Vernon R. Griffith who preceded him in death; 16 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren; four brothers, five sisters, one godson, Robert Gholar Sr., two goddaughters, Kimberly Gholar and Terry Singleton and many other relatives and friends.

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