Ora Pearl Hammonds, 96, Hopkinsville,died at 7:17 p.m. Saturday, July 4, 2020 at her residence.

Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Hughart, Beard & Giles Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Ridgetop Cemetery in Crofton.

Visitation will be from noon until the funeral hour Wednesday at the funeral home. Family has requested that everyone that attends, please wear a mask.

A native of Crofton, she was born Feb. 16, 1924, the daughter of the late Joseph L. Hight and Renda Cordelia McGar Hight.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Cecil Ervin Hammonds in 1999; her son, James Allen Hammonds in 1954; her brother, Herbert Hammonds and sisters, Lonnie Lewis, Velia Clark and Lenora Schultz.

Survivors include her sons, Steve (Jennifer) Hammonds of Gallatin, Tenn., and Cheston (Donna) Hammonds, Louisville; her daughter, Janice Polk, Nashville; six grandchildren, two step-grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.

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