Mary Frances Hammond Aug. 24, 1924 ~ March 23, 2013
March 11, 2013, 6:00 am by Staff Reports
Mary Frances Hammond
Aug. 24, 1924 ~ March 23, 2013
Mary Frances Hammond, 88, of Sunrise Beach Village, Texas passed away on March 23, 2013. She was born to Alexander and Myrtle Lee (Parsons) Wickham on Aug. 24, 1924 in Hondo, Texas.
On Dec. 4, 1942, Frances, as she was known to all her friends, married Jack Hammond and they have been married for over 70 years. Mrs. Hammond was known for her pralines in Sunrise Beach Village and they were always the first items sold at the annual Sunrise Beach Volunteer Fire Department BBQ held on Memorial Day weekend. She was also very active in the CCAA organization in Sunrise Beach Village, Texas. Frances enjoyed cooking, fishing, and sewing. When the Hammondís lived in Lewisville, Texas, Frances was the manager of the Credit Bureau of Denton.
Mrs. Hammond is survived by her husband, Jack Hammond of Sunrise Beach Village: a son, George L. Hammond and his wife Karen of Austin; grandson Jason Hammond and his wife Staci of California and grandson Chase Hammond, also of California; and two sisters, Mazie Barker of Carrizo Springs, Texas and Christine Morris of Dallas, Texas.
She is preceded in death by her parents, two brothers, John Wickham and Alex Wickham, and a son, Charles Edwin Hammond.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, March 30 at the Trinity Episcopal Church in Marble Falls, with the Rev. David Sugeno officiating. Interment will follow at the Sandy Mountain Cemetery in Sunrise Beach Village.
An online registry may be signed at www.PutnamCares.com. Memorial contributions may be given to the Sunrise Beach Volunteer Fire Department, 200 Sunrise Drive, Sunrise Beach Village, Texas 78643.
Funeral arrangements made by Putnam Funeral Home and Crematorium, Kingsland.
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