Merced Sun-Star March 30,1971
Funeral services for Mrs. Nellie Lenora Hammond, 64, found dead Monday in her home at 1904 I St., Apt. 3, have been set for Wednesday at 1 p.m. in the Stratford Evans Merced Funeral Chapel.
Mrs. Hammond, a resident of Merced the past three years and a past resident of Madera, died of an unknown cause. An autopsy will be performed. She had lived in Merced several years before making her home in Madera.
She was born in Scranton, Tex. She is survived by three daughters, Mrs. Patricia Kippes, Santa Ana, Mrs. Dorothy Snyder, Concord, Mrs. Ann Cline, Concord, and four sons, Edgar Fite, West Pittsburg, Jay Ronnie Fite, San Jose, Kenneth Fite, Hygiene, Ore., and Dana Shores, Sunnyvale. She is also survived by her brother, Rev. Leroy Richardson, San Francisco, 16 grandchildren and two great grandchildren.
Rev. A.O. Ramseyer, of the Open Bible Church, Concord, will preside over services. Burial will be in the Madera District Cemetery.
Transcribed by: Roger Richardson