Cecil V. Hammonds
Cecil V. Hammonds, 93, of Dresden, died Saturday, May 31, 2008, at Hillview Community Living Center. Services were at 1 p.m. Monday at Bowlin Funeral Home, with Bro. Nathan Horton officiating. Burial was at Sunset Cemetery. Michael Hammonds, James Hammonds, David Hammonds, Jeff Hammonds, Dustin Sutton and Brandon Odle served as pallbearers. Hammonds was born in Dresden, son of the late Earl and Emma McClain Hammonds. He was a retired truck driver for the Weakley County Highway Department and a member of Siloam General Baptist Church. Survivors include two sons, Jimmy Hammonds of Greenfield and Adrian Dee Hammonds of Dresden; eight grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Mary Frances Ellis; a daughter, Shirley Fay Taylor; two sisters and three brothers.