Dorothy Louise (Sloan) Hammack, 81, of Velvet Ridge, Ark., went to be with the Lord on Sunday, May 26, 2013, at the White County Medical Center in Searcy, Ark.
She was born in Bethpage, Tenn., on April 24, 1932, a daughter of the late Harrison and Toy Cook Sloan. She married M.V. Hammack, who preceded her in death in 2007.
She was a member of Hope Missionary Baptist Church in Drasco, Ark.
Mrs. Hammack retired from the Central Arkansas General Hospital after serving more than 20 years as a nurse, a profession she truly loved.
She is survived by her daughters, Kathy (Reid) Brock of Velvet Ridge, Ark., Teresa (Mike) Lucas of Franklin and Beverly (Bobby) Wilkerson of Cave City, Ark.; eight grandchildren, Johnny Reid Brock, LeAnn Dyson, Jared Brock, Rachel Adams, Shawn Chumbley, Shane Chumbley, Derek Chumbley and Caleb Wilkerson; 18 great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren; one brother, Waldean (Frances) Sloan of Indiana; three sisters, Lillian (Rich) Guyer, Joyce (Harold) Wims and Wanda (Raymond) Rogers, all of Tennessee; and a sister-in-law, Dorothy Knight of Kentucky.
Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday at Hope Missionary Baptist Church, Highway 25 in Drasco, Ark., with Brother David Webb officiating. Visitation will be from noon until service time Thursday at the church. Interment will be at Hope Cemetery located on the church property.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Powell Funeral Home, Bald Knob-Judsonia.