LaGretta M. Hammond

Sunrise: August 29, 1945

Sunset: April 11, 2018

LaGretta M. Hammond passed away peacefully April 11, 2018. She was born in Norfolk, VA. She was a graduate of Booker T. Washington High School class of 1963 and loved the marching band. She was a die hard Dallas Cowboys fan and an avid Bingo player. She was the owner of “A Touch of Patience” shared housing and also retired as  the Director of Security of Lake Taylor Hospital in Norfolk, VA.

LaGretta was predeceased by her parents, Charlie and Virginia Dickens; sister, Ruth Davis; brothers, Isaac Jarman, Alton Batts and Charles Dickens; husband, Manuel N. Hammond, Sr. and Marilyn Hernandez (partner).

She leaves to cherish her memory a sister, Faye Godfrey (Robert) and three children, Arlene Brown (David), Manuel Hammond Jr. (Loleta) and Michael N. Hammond (Yolanda); ten grandchildren, Letrese Hammond-Walker (Charles), Theron Hammond, Manuel Hughes, Danicia Brown, Chambrea Hammond, Ja’leta Hammond and Kenyah Hammond. A special great granddaughter, Lamisha Hammond, and a host of great grandchildren and friends.

Viewing 1pm-5pm Family Receiving Friends 3:00pm - 5:00pm Sunday, April 15, 2018 Metropolitan Funeral Service Granby Street Service WATCH FUNERAL LIVE ONLINE Monday, April 16, 2018 11:00am Metropolitan Funeral Service Granby Chapel Interment Roosevelt Memorial Park 1101 Campostella Road Chesapeake, VA 23320

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    Thomas Anderson (Nationwide Insurance) says

    To the Hammond Family:
    My heartfelt condolences go out to you and your family. I will surely miss the presence of a truly lovable and kind person. Miss Hammond was a wonderful person who demonstrated strength and character through life challenges. She will be missed but never forgotten.

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    Carolyn Corprew says

    My heart broke when I heard of your mothers passing. I was not there in body bit \, I joined you in spirit. May God’s arms hold you and comfort you today, tomorrow and forever as you learn to live without a piece of your heart.

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