Leotha J. Riser Hammons
Born on Oct. 27, 1940
LEOTHA J. RISER HAMMONS
PORT LAVACA - Leotha J. Riser Hammons, 72, of Port Lavaca, passed away on Friday, November 30, 2012. She was born October 27, 1940 in Port Lavaca to the late Ransom III and Thelma A. Gladney Riser. She was a retired domestic and a Baptist.
She is survived by her daughters, Pamela Hammons Bush and Ingrid Hammons Oliver, both of Houston; sons, Adrian Troy Hammons of Port Lavaca and Lester Hammons Jr. of Fresno; sisters, Marsha Ford of Victoria, Julia Edwards of Port Lavaca, and Wanda N. Adade of Port Lavaca; brother, Ransom Riser III of Port Lavaca; 7 grandchildren; and 4 great-grandchildren.
She is preceded in death by her parents; sisters, Carolyn Caraway, Doris Harris, and Joyce Williams; and brother, Julius Gladney.
Visitation will be from 9 - 10:45 a.m. before a funeral service at 11 a.m. on Saturday, December 8, 2012 at Pilgrim Christian Church, with Rev. Raymond Leonard as officiating minister. Interment will be at Port Lavaca Cemetery.
Pallbearers: Corey Riser, Curtis Gladney, Matthew Bush, Tim Riser, Jerome Riser, and Princeton Ford.
Honorary pallbearer: Andre Riser.
Barefield Funeral Home, Victoria, 361-575-6180.