EVA ALEXANDER HAMMOND
SISTER OF PEKIN TEACHER DIES IN INNIS, LOUISIANA
Mrs., Agnes A Bross, principal of the Franklin school this morning received a message telling of the death of her sister, Mrs. Eva Hammond, which occurred at her home in Innis, LA last night and which was due to heart failure.
Mrs. Hammond was a daughter of the late Dr. H.K. and Philinda Young-Alexander and was born in Pekin 79 years ago. She left Pekin in 1923 and since that time resides at Innis. Her husband died several years ago.
Mrs. Hammond had many friends in Pekin and will be kindly remembered by them as a good, kind hearted Christian woman. She is survived by two brothers, Kenneth and Alexander of Innis and a sister, Mrs. Agnes Bross. The funeral was held at Innes this afternoon and burial was in the cemetery there.
Submitted by Linda Tillman