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Jesse James Hammonds

Honea Path – Jesse James Hammonds, 91, of Chiquola Ave., widower of Lillie Mae Ross Hammonds died Sunday, May 17, 2020 at AnMed Health in Anderson.

Born in Anderson county, he was a son of the late Truman and Ruby Pearl Cole Hammonds. He was a member of Burdline Road Church of God and was retired from Chiquola Mfg. Co. after 46 years.

Surviving are a son, James Wilbur Hammonds of the home, stepsons, Samuel Chadwick, Jr. of Level Land, Dewey Chadwick of Columbia, and Randall Chadwick of Donalds,  a brother, Jerry Hammonds of Anderson,  sisters, Lou Emma Hammonds of Anderson and Mildred Young of Grovetown, GA, and numerous grand and great-grandchildren.

In addition to his wife he was pre-deceased by step-sons, Jimmy Chadwick, Billy Chadwick, and Truman Chadwick, step-daughters, Beatrice Ashley and Nellie Ruth Gunnells, brothers, Roy Hammonds and Larry Hammonds, sisters, Audrey Ross, Elizabeth Calvert, Elee Hammonds, Betty Joyce Hammonds, and Eloise Hammonds.

Graveside services will be held at 2 PM on Wednesday, May 20, 2020 at Eastview Cemetery with Rev. Curtis E. Lanier officiating.

The family will be at their respective homes. Pruitt Funeral Home, Honea Path in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be made at

Service Details

  • Date: Wednesday, May 20, 2020
  • Time: 2 PM
  • Place: Graveside
  • Cemetery: Eastview Cemetery, Honea Path
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