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Funeral arrangements made for West Bladen sophomore


Funeral arrangements have been set for the West Bladen sophomore who drowned over the weekend. Fifteen-year-old Cody Hammond was swimming with three friends when he drowned in a reservoir near the big swamp. Hammond was a catcher for the varsity baseball team at West Bladen High School. The family will hold a wake at Gaskins Funeral Home on Highway 242 in Elizabethtown. The services will last from 6:00 p.m. until closing. Funeral services will be held Friday at 2:00 p.m. at Smyrna Church on Highway 211. The church is in Robeson County.

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