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Winfred Carroll ‘Wimp’ Hammack

Winfred Carroll ‘Wimp’ Hammack Winfred Carroll “Wimp” Hammack, 88, Crystal Springs, died Nov. 5, 2019 at Hospice Ministries in Ridgeland. Mr. Hammack, a 1950 graduate of Crystal Springs High School, served in the Armed Forces during the Korean War. He served Copiah County as District Five Supervisor for 12 years, from 1987 to 1999. As an active member of First Baptist Church of Crystal Springs, he served as a deacon and Sunday School teacher for over 25 years and was active in the Golden Choir and Golden Days where he enjoyed playing dominoes with his domino buddies. Mr. Hammack was preceded in death by his wife of 54 years, Fay Howard Hammack; his parents, Marion Clayborn and Tiney Belle Dear Hammack; sisters, Marguerite Hammack Walters, Tina Bell Hammack Hall, and Myrtle Hammack Bommer, and brothers, Marion Clayton Hammack Jr. and Wilbur “Bill” Hammack. Funeral services were 1 p.m. Nov. 8 at Stringer Family Funeral Services Chapel in Crystal Springs with burial in Gatesville Cemetery. Visitation was 11:30 a.m. until the 1 p.m. funeral service at Stringer Family Funeral Services. Mr. Hammack is survived by his daughters, Laurie Hammack Bullen and husband, Robert, of Jacksonville, Fla., Joan Hammack Ervin and husband, James, of Crystal Springs, and Susan Hammack Hardee and husband, Mark, of Jackson; sister, Frances Hammack Nash Champion of Terry, and grandchildren, Preston Bullen and wife, Katie, of Jacksonville, Fla., Wil Ervin of Canton and Eric Ervin of Destin, Fla., Rebecca Hardee of Plymouth, Minn., Maris Hardee and Hannah Hardee of Jackson and great-grandchildren, Addison, Mallory and Blake Bullen of Jacksonville, Fla. Memorials may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, P. O. Box 1000 Dept. 142, Memphis, TN 38101-9908 or to the building fund of First Baptist Church of Crystal Springs, 300 South Jackson Street, Crystal Springs, MS 39059.

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