Pollyanna Prather "Polly" Hammond

Thu, 07/10/2008 - 4:11pm
By: The Citizen

Pollyanna Prather "Polly" Hammond, 87, Newnan, died July 8, 2008. She was born Jan. 16,1921 in Newnan, daughter of the late William Edwin Prather and Pollye Bridges McKoon. She received her education in the Newnan public schools and later attended Georgia State College for Women at Milledgeville, as well as Draughn's Business School. She was a life-long member of Newnan Central Baptist Church. She loved activities that occupied the mind and was an avid reader and duplicate bridge player. Among her talents were painting, singing, and cooking for family gatherings.

Services were at Central Baptist Church with the Rev. Dr. Joel E. Richardson officiating. Interment was at Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Newnan. Survivors include her husband of 65 years, Harold Smith Hammond; children, Bill and Chris Hammond, Smyrna, Merry and Pat Todd, and Roxie and Danny Clark, all of Newnan, and Cris and Krissi Hammond, Dacula; seven grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Memorial donations may be made to Central Baptist Church, P. O. Box 1221, Newnan, GA 30264.

McKoon Funeral Home, Newnan, was in charge.

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