Glenna Mae Hammond, 86, of Salem, passed away on Saturday, January 23.
She was born on April 9, 1934, in Roanoke, to the late Clinton Silas and Aldia Mannon Dulaney.
In addition to her parents, Glenna was preceded in death by her stepmother, Mary Chaffin Dulaney; sister, Carmen Stephenson; brothers, R. Wayne Dulaney and Jack A. Dulaney.
Family remaining to cherish her memory includes her beloved husband of 68 years, Bill Hammond; devoted son, Billy Hammond; daughter, Bonnie Sue Hammond Millner; sister, Shirley J. Gearheart, (Rodney); brother-in-law, Parris Hammond, (Lois); sisters-in-law, Judy C. Dulaney and Ilonka B. Dulaney; special nieces, Patricia Ann Bass, (Danny), and Bessie Henegar; and numerous cousins, nephews, nieces, and friends.
Glenna was a graduate of Andrew Lewis High School. After 30 years of faithful service, she retired from East Salem Elementary School. During the spring and summer months, Glenna worked for the Salem Pirates and Salem Buccaneers. She was a gourmet cook and enjoyed traveling, arranging family reunions and spending time with her family.
Glenna was a dedicated and loving daughter, wife, mother, and sibling. She was a humble and selfless caregiver to family and close friends, and was a kind, sweet, and caring person, that always found the best in everyone.
In keeping with the wishes of her family, graveside services at Sherwood Memorial Park will be private.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Calvary Baptist Church, 7th and Florida Streets, Salem, 24153.
Condolences may be expressed to the Hammond family by visiting www.johnmoakey.com.