Rodney Cheatham officiated at the services. Burial followed in the Curling Cemetery in Canton.
Mr. Hammond died on Wednesday, May 16, 2007, at 8:55 a.m., at the Skyline Medical Center in Nashville, Tenn., of natural causes.
Mr. Hammond was born on November 7, 1950, in Detroit, Mich. He was the son of Ivy Nora Curling Hammond of Cadiz, and the late Kelly Hammond.
Mr. Hammond was of the Baptist Faith.
Survivors in addition to his mother include several aunts, uncles and cousins.
Edith Litchfield, pianist, provided the music.
Serving as pallbearers were Casey Thomas, Bob Gann, Wendell Wallace, Harold Knight, James W. Thomas, and R.C. Kirby.