Former biology professor, Dr. Roselyn Hammond passed away, Sept. 5, at the Gilchrist Hospice. Dr. Hammond retired from her position at Morgan State University in June after having been out on sick leave since Sept. 2010. She had been married to Ernest Hammond for 38 years.

Services of remembrance begin with a wake, 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., Sept. 12 at March Funeral Home, West, 4300 Wabash Ave. and will include the AKA service. Observances continue with the family hour, 10:30 a.m., Sept. 13 at Douglas Memorial Community Church, 1325 Madison Ave., with the funeral following. Interment will be at King Memorial Park.