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Funeral: 1 p.m. Friday, April 12, 2019, at Frank & Bright Funeral Home in Flora
Visitation: 12 noon until time of service at the funeral home
Interment: Gunion Cemetery, Wayne County
Helen Virginia Hamilton, age 95, of Flora, Illinois, passed away early morning, April 8, 2019, at Flora Gardens Care Center.
She was born July 3, 1923, in Arkansas, the daughter of Basil C. and Florena E. (Thompson) Cannon.
She married Charles E. Hamilton on November 19, 1942, in Black Rock, Arkansas, and they shared over 46 years of marriage prior to his death on March 10, 1989.
Helen thought of her family as her most grand blessing in life, and she enjoyed spending time with them, and bringing them together for sharing her good cooking. She was a past member of Gunion Christian Church and Oak Street Baptist Church. She had enjoyed oil painting and sewing and quilting, and she took pride in tending to her vegetable garden and planting beautiful flowers and plants.
Helen is survived by 2 daughters: Susie (Ron) Woods of Xenia and Charlene (Rusty) James of Clay City; 1 son: Stuart (Tressa) Hamilton of Flora; 11 grandchildren, and many great, great-great, and great-great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; several brothers and sisters; a son-in-law: Bill Ray; a granddaughter; and 2 great-great-grandsons.
A funeral service will be held 1 p.m. Friday, April 12, 2019, at Frank & Bright Funeral Home in Flora. Interment will be in Gunion Cemetery in Wayne County. Visitation will be from 12 noon until 1 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Memorial donations are suggested to McCabe General Baptist Church and will be accepted through the funeral home.
Grandma I love miss you you got your wings now you get to be with grandpa
So sorry to hear of Aunt Helen’s passing. It was an honor to serve her at Heritage Woods and always fun to visit. She will be missed.
Stuart, Tressa and families, we are sorry to hear of your loss. We pray that God will comfort each of you through this difficult time.
Susie I'm sorry to hear of your mom death may God give you comfort at this time and after.
So sorry for your loss Stuart and Charlene may she fly high on angel wings
Praying for the peace that only theLird can give during times of grief.
We love and miss you mom! May the good Lord wrap his loving arms around you!
So sorry to hear the death of your mom Susie and Charlene. Hugs and I will keep your family in my prayers.Your long time Rinard friend.
You will be missed. R.I.P sweet lady.
To Aunt Helen's Family, So sorry for your loss. We are never ready to let our parents go. She had a very long life and left us many memories.
We are so so sorry for your loss. Thoughts and prayers are with you all.
I am so sorry for your loss if need anything I am there for you again I am so sorry I am praying for your family
So sorry to hear of Aunt Helen death. Will always cherish the good memories of eating meals on the screened in porch with her, Uncle Charlie and you girls. Love you both.
Helen was an oustanding woman with so much strength and determination. It has been a pleasure getting to know her and listen to her stories over the years. I already miss her so much. I hope you all find her strength inside you to get through these difficult days. God Bless everyone whos life was luckily touched by Helen.
Sorry for your loss. Prayers for peace and comfort.
So sorry to hear of Aunt Helens passing..prayers to all that knew and loved her.
So very sorry for your loss. May the Lord guide and comfort you at this time. You are in our thoughts and prayers.
Helen I will miss you and your smile I love you sign Gayla Karns
I am so sorry to hear of Aunt Helen's passing. I have great memories of visiting when I was young. Love and prayers to her family.
So Sorry for this terrible time. Thinking of you and sending prayers to you and your family.
Charlene I am so sorry for your loss hugs and prayers for you all.
So sorry for your loss. Thoughts and prayers to you and your family.