May 20, 2005

Eugene "Gene" C. Hammond

Eugene "Gene" C. Hammond, 78, of Carrollton, formerly of East Point, died Wednesday, May 18, 2005.

Surviving are his wife of 59 years, Florene Brown Hammond of Carrollton; daughters and sons-in-law, Flora Jean and Ray Harton of Carrollton, Deborah Louise and John Lloyd of Jonesboro, and Linda Sue and Jerry Eason of Barnesville; son and daughter-in-law, Richard C. and Beth Hammond of Destin, Fla.; 10 grandchildren and several great-grandchildren.

Funeral services begin at 2 p.m. Saturday, May 21 from the chapel of Almon Funeral Home with the Rev. Todd Wright officiating. Pallbearers include members of the East Point Fire Department. Interment will follow in Carroll Memory Gardens with Military Honors.

Visitation is from 5 to 8 p.m. today.

Messages of condolence may be sent to

Almon Funeral Home, Carrollton (770) 832-7056

Ricky Steve "Bosie" Wood

Ricky Steve "Bosie" Wood, 50, of Stockbridge died Wednesday, May 18, 2005.

He was preceded in death by his father, James Wood.

Survivors include his wife, Tammy Wood; mother, Doris Wood of Roanoke, Ala.; brother, Danny and Lisa Wood of Roanoke, Ala.; brother, David and Denese Wood of McDonough, Ga.; sister, Tammy Gibson of Roanoke, Ala.; parents-in-law, Don and Audrey Chambers of Morrow, Ga.; brother-in-law, Frank and Martha Chambers of Marietta; brother-in-law, Doug and Tracy Chambers of Seymour, Tenn.; brother-in-law, Greg and Evelyn Chambers of Stockbridge, Ga.; many nieces and nephews.

Mr. Wood was a loving husband and a precious man. He was a member of Unity Baptist Church. He was an avid drag race fan and a member of the NHRA.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the American Cancer Society.

Funeral services begin at 1 p.m. Saturday, May 21 at Ward's Fairview Chapel.

The family will receive friends this evening from 6 to 8 p.m. at Horis A. Ward Funeral Home, Fairview Chapel (770) 474-1231