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Official Obituary of

Gwendolyn Hammond

May 5, 1954 ~ May 25, 2023 (age 69) 69 Years Old

Gwendolyn Hammond Obituary

In Lieu of Flowers, donations may be made to the James R. Clark Sickle Cell Foundation

Gwendolyn Hammond born on May 5, 1954, to the late Mary Phillips Hammond and Julius Hammond, Jr.  She transitioned from this life on May 25, 2023 at Richland Heart Center.

She graduated from Sumter High in 1972.  She then moved to New York and worked until her health failed and moved back to Columbia, South Carolina. She joined the Bethlehem Baptist Church where she was the member of the Sanctuary Choir, Missionary, Sickle Cell Foundation, and part of In Prenence Ministry.  In 2022, she joined the Oak Grove Baptist Church until her timely death.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her two brothers, Stanley Hammond, and Tyrone Hammond; two sisters, Winnester Davis, and Julia Hammond.

She leaves to cherish, her sister, Sandra (Tubal); brother, Vernon Hammond; two nephews, Aaron Davis, and Stafford Davis; niece, Tanea Hammond; other relatives and friends.

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Public Viewing
May 30, 2023

2:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Bostick-Tompkins Funeral Home of Columbia
2930 Colonial Drive
Columbia, SC 29203

Funeral Service
May 31, 2023

11:00 AM
Oak Grove Baptist Church
1063 Old Two Notch Road
Elgin, SC 29045

Interment following funeral service

Oak Grove Baptist Church Cemetery
1063 Old Two Notch Road
Elgin, SC 29045


James R. Clarke Sickle Cell Foundation
1420 Gregg Street, Columbia SC 29201


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