Martha A. Hammond, 77, of Moro, passed away at 11:45 a.m. Friday, Nov. 6, 2015, at Rosewood Care Center in Alton.
Born July 19, 1938, in Odin, she was the daughter of William and Matie (Wert) Galbreath.
Martha had been a cook at Alton Memorial Hospital and was a self-employed seamstress.
On July 26, 1959, in Wood River, she married Henry Oren Hammond. He died in 1993.
Surviving are two sons, Gerald (Carolyn) Hammond of Brixey, Mo., and James Hammond of Wood River; daughter, Joyce Phillips of Owensville, Mo.; three grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; brother, William Galbreath of Alton; and four sisters, Nancy Kline of Salem, Alberta Elaine Galbreath of Valdosta, Ga., Merrill Fromme of Wood River and Paula Diuguid of Cottage Hills.
Preceding in death were her parents, husband and a sister, Donna Toner.
Visitation will be from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2015, at Marks Mortuary in Wood River, where services will be conducted at 10 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 12, 2015. Pastor Aaron Love will officiate.
Burial will follow in Rose Lawn Memory Gardens in Bethalto.