Jan. 18, 1962 – Sept. 19, 2020
June 22, 1961 – Sept. 16, 2020
Min. Keith James Hammond, 58, of Byram, died Sept. 19, 2020, in Jackson.
Born Jan. 18, 1962, in Tylertown, he was the son of the late Willie J. Hammond and Elnora Bridges Hammond.
His wife, Min. Connie Marie Holmes Hammond, 59, of Byram, died Sept. 16, 2020, in Byram.
Born June 22, 1961, in Tylertown, she was the daughter of the late Iley Holmes, and the late Jewretter Smith Holmes.
They both attended Tylertown First Baptist Church and the Outpour Center. They had married Jan. 4, 1986, and had two children: Cecilia Norwood Hammond and Kendall Ryan Hammond, who survive them.
He is also survived by Nicholas Mallard, Elnora Hammond, Cynthia Hammond, Rebia (Quincy) Dillon, Carlton (Felecia) Hammond, Paulette Jackson, Collette Weary, Darraious (Sherman) Smith.
She is survived by Michael Holmes, Jeanette Holmes, Annette Holmes and Debra Holmes.
A graveside service was Sept. 28, 2020, at Tylertown Cemetery II in Tylertown with pastor Resia Thompson and Apostle Clayton Bullock rendering the eulogy and officiating.
Pallbearers were Kendall Hammond, Nicholas Mallard, Jeramie Quinn, Desmond Smith, Michael Holmes, Gregory Leverette and Benjamin Smith.
Honorary pallbearers were Justin Jones, Donnell Weary, Vachson Hammond, Willis Coy Magee and Christopher Holmes.
In lieu of flowers the family is requesting that donations be made to the Connie and Keith Hammond Scholarship Fund.
Washington Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.