Gerald “Jerry” Stuart Hammonds, 68, died Thursday, Sept. 29, 2016 at Lower Cape Fear Hospice and LifeCare Center in Whiteville. He was the son of the late William Ezra and Hilda Merle Rogers Hammond. He was also preceded in death by a brother, Jimmy Hammonds.
He was a veteran serving in the U.S. Armyand a member of the Chadbourn Masonic Lodge #607.
A memorial service will be held at 6 p.m. Monday, Oct. 3 at Worthington Funeral Home in Chadbourn with Rev. Scott Gore officiating. The family will receive friends from 4:30-6 p.m. Monday, Oct. 3 (prior to the service) at the funeral home.
He leaves to cherish his memory, his wife, Elizabeth Dale Brown Hammonds of the home; two daughters, Melissa Hammonds Rogers (Craig) and Kathy Hammonds Nealey (Anthony) both of Chadbourn; four siblings, Linda H. Norris (Connor) and Margie H. Hood (Max), both of Evergreen, Cynthia H. Stocks of Goldsboro and Doug Edwards (Rhonda) of Whiteville; and three grandchildren, Slayton Nealey, Liza Rogers and Ezra Rogers.
Memorials may be made to Lower Cape Fear Hospice and LifeCare Center, 206 Warrior Trail, Whiteville, N.C. 28472.