Loyd Jesse Hamm of Williford, son of the late Johnie Wesley and Effie Ann Rawls Hamm, was born June 19, 1931, in Marthaville, La. He died Oct. 28, 2005, at Salem, Ark., at the age of 74.
He was united in marriage to Dorothy Lou Sibley on Aug. 27 1955, at Marshall, Texas. He spent his working years as a welder in pipeline Construction. He was a husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather and of the Baptist faith.
Survivors include his wife, Dorothy Hamm of Williford; one son, Glenn Kenneth Hamm of Miliam, Texas; three grandchildren, Duane Hamm, Jennifer Hamm, and Lori Hamm; one great-great-grandchild, Kenley Hamm; and many other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
He was a donation to science. Local arrangements were under the direction of Barker Funeral Home of Salem.