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October 21, 1932 - November 11, 2017
Funeral services for Gloria Ann Hamilton, 85, of Whitehouse Texas will be held at 10 am, Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017 graveside at Concord Cemetery near Troup, with Rev. Sherman Mayfield officiating, under the direction of Burks Walker Tippit Funeral Home. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 pm, Monday Nov. 13, at the funeral home. Gloria passed away Saturday, Nov. 11, 2017 in Tyler Texas. She was born in Price, Texas on October 21, 1932 to the late Richard Fayne McDowell and Lois Denson. She was a faithful and longtime member of Pleasant Hill Baptist Church in Tyler, Texas where she taught Sunday School for many years. Gloria enjoyed arts and crafts and was gifted in interior design. Gloria is preceded in death by her parents, her loving husband Oscar W. Hamilton, granddaughter Keri Kee Sanders, grandson Brandon Lee Bennett, her sister Billie June Honeycutt, and brother Fayne McDowell. She is survived by her children: Barbara Bennett of Frankston, Kathy and her husband Larry Kee of Troup, Joe Hamilton and his wife Kathy of Colorado Springs, CO, Teri and husband Craig Adair, of Chandler and Melissa Silvey of Tyler, 11 grandchildren and four great grandchildren and her dog Lucky. Gloria married Oscar Hamilton on Sept. 23, 1950 and enjoyed a 58 year marriage. Pallbearers will be Kris Kee, Chris Sanders, Dylan Sanders, Chad Coleman, Andrew Adair, Austin Adair, Jacob Silvey and Jeremy Silvey. Honorary pallbearers are Joshua Bennett, Amanda Coleman, Ashley Hamilton, and Abbey Adair. Gloria had a real heart for others, she met everyone with a smile and loved with all her heart. She will be greatly missed. Memorials donations may be made to the charity of one's choice.
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