Hazel Laura Hanson Hammond passed away on Saturday, July 21, 2012 at the age of 99. Beloved wife of the late Ralph L. Hammond. Daughther of the late Kate and John Hanson. Sister of Dorothy Kearney and the late Rujack John Melvin, Thadious Ray, Jewell M. Purvis and Murray Hanson. Also survived by numerous nieces and nephews. Special thanks to Live Oak Living Center and St. Joseph's Hospice for their loving care. Relatives and friends are invited to attend a visitation to be held at Perry's Funeral Chapels, 312 W. Oak St., El Dorado, Ar. on Tuesday, July 24, 2012 from 12-2 P.M. Funeral Services will begin at 2:00 P.M. Burial will be private.