Barbara Hammond Milford, 70, of Cumming, died Dec. 21, 2011.
She was of the Baptist faith and a member of Oak Grove Baptist Church in Cumming.
She came to faith in Jesus Christ as a teenager.
Barbara loved the Lord and cherished her husband of 52 years, Cloys, her children, grandchildren and beloved Shitzu, Rosey.
She was a wonderful wife, mother, grandmother, sister and friend and always had a smile and words of encouragement for everyone.
Her parents, Bertie Levi and Eldie Rene Hammond; brothers and sisters, Hugh Hammond, Cleburne Hammond, Vileeze Butterworth, Patricia Francis, Steve Hammond and Robert Hammond, preceded her in death.
Survivors include her husband, James Cloys Milford of Cumming; children, Tim and Robin Milford of Dahlonega, Carla M. and Craig Yates of Cumming; sisters, Ruby Pirkle of Waycross, Mary Pirkle of Cumming, Diane Buice of Dahlonega; brothers, Jim Hammond of Gainesville, Kenneth Hammond of Cumming; grandchildren, Ferris Gilreath, Ryan Milford, Justin Milford, Lauren Yates, Daniel Yates; great-grandchildren, Phoenix Milford, Marley Jean Milford; various other relatives also survive.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Dec. 23 at Ingram Funeral Home Chapel with the Revs. Ruel Martin, Dennis Bottoms and Garry English officiating. Interment followed in Sawnee View Memorial Gardens.
Ingram Funeral Home and Crematory of Cumming was in charge of the arrangements.