Dorothy Rose Hammond

Dorothy Rose Hammond


On the beautiful morning of April 4, 2024, Dorothy Rose (Hampton) Hammond was welcomed to her eternal heavenly home.  She was born to this world on August 31, 1928, the second child of Oscar Hamilton Hampton and Rosa Ethel (Dowda) Hampton, in Ashdown, Little River County, Arkansas.

Dorothy, better known as Dot, graduated from Ashdown High School in 1946 and attended Henderson State Teachers College and Oklahoma A&M College.  On June 21, 1949, she married John Alfred Hammond, and they were blessed with two children, Rebecca Anne in 1955 and John Mark in 1958.  Together, Dot and John lived in California, Texas, Delaware, Arkansas, Oklahoma, New Jersey and, in 1972, moved to Edmond, Oklahoma. 

Being a long-time faithful member of First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) of Edmond, Dot served in many capacities, including a Deacon, a member of the choir, active in Disciples Women, Challengers Sunday School Class and Breakfast on Boulevard.  Since 1968, Dot had been a member of the P.E.O. Sisterhood, joining Chapter D of Edmond in 1972.

Dot was preceded in death by her parents; her brother, James Dale Hampton; and her loving husband, John Alfred Hammond.

She is survived by her daughter, Rebecca Anne Ferguson and husband, Rod, and her son, John Mark Hammond and wife, Rose; 6 grandchildren, Kimberly Rae Weaver, and husband Mitch; John Christian Hammond, and wife Whitney; Matthew Blake Ferguson; Sean Daniel Ferguson, and wife Melissa; Aubrey Rose Gary, and husband Taylor; Sydney Marie Hammond, and fiancé Cooper; 10 great grandchildren and 4 great-great grandchildren; and many beloved friends.

It was Dot’s request that any memorials be made to the Building Fund of First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) of Edmond and to Breakfast on Boulevard.

Visitation will be held from 4-8 p.m., Thursday, April 11th with family present to greet friends from 4-6 p.m. at Matthews Funeral Home.

Interment will be at Memorial Park Cemetery in Oklahoma City, OK.

Services will be held at 2:00 p.m., Friday, April 12, 2024 at First Christian Church in Edmond.

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