Posted: Wed 1:25 PM, May 22, 2013
Funeral Home: Gatewood and Sons Funeral Chapel
Jessie Dee Hammock, 85, of Bowling Green, died May 21, 2013, at Colonial Manor Care and Rehabilitation Center.
She was the daughter of the late Harvey Herndon and Clara Massey Herndon and the widow of Sanheincsley (SAM) Hammock, who she was married to for more than 40 years. She was a child caregiver at Broadway United Methodist Church for more than 60 years and was also a domestic worker for many years.
She leaves to mourn and cherish precious memories one sister, Mrs. Josephine Grainger; and a host of nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews, cousins and dear friends. She was preceded in death by siblings Mary Satterfield, Lucille Herndon-Jones, Bee Alma Satterfield, Arliner Hibbit, Fred Herndon, L.C. Herndon, John Henry Herndon, Thomas Herndon and Clara Lee Herndon.
Funeral services will be at noon Saturday at Eleventh Street Baptist Church, where she was a member and served in various choirs, pastor’s aides and missionary societies. Burial will be at Mount Moriah Cemetery. The wake will be held at Eleventh Street Baptist Church from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday. Visitation will begin Friday morning at Gatewood and Sons Funeral Home.