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EDNA LUCILLE HAMILTON

EDNA LUCILLE HAMILTON Edna Lucille Hamilton, 94, Ottawa, formerly of Pomona, died Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2012 at Ottawa Retirement Village in Ottawa.

Funeral services are planned for 10 a.m. Monday, Oct. 15, 2012, at Dengel & Son Mortuary. Friends may pay respects to Mrs. Hamilton 1 p.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 14, 2012, to the service hour at Dengel & Son Mortuary, where the family will meet with friends from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday. Burial will be at Greenwood Cemetery in Franklin County.

She was born Tuesday, March 26, 1918, in Wright, Kan., the daughter of Henderson “Harry” and Cora Eva (Forest) Reekie.

Edna lived in western Kansas until moving with her parents in 1938 to the Greenwood area in Franklin County and in 1993 to Pomona.

Edna graduated from Spearville High School with the class of 1936.

Edna was a homemaker and also taught two years from 1937 to 1939 at Ford School, one year in 1939 in Douglas County, five years from 1940 to 1945 in Franklin County, and then helped her husband with their farm.

Edna was a member of Greenwood Baptist Church, member and past Matron of Sadana Chapter No. 194 Order of Eastern Star of Williamsburg, taught Sunday School classes for many years, was a member of the Ladies Aid, and served as an officer of West Franklin Baptist Parish for a number of years.

Edna was united in marriage Nov. 28, 1939, with Charles E. “Chuck” Hamilton in Ottawa. He preceded her in death March 10, 1996.

Survivors include her son, Donald Hamilton, and wife, Vicki, Burlingame; daughter, Lois Markley, and husband, Jake, Ottawa; sister-in-law, Betty Hamilton, Princeton; six granddaughters, Penny Brewer, and husband, Frank, Topeka, Linda Firestone and husband, Randy, Ottawa, Teri Webb and husband, Justin, Pomona, Jackie Reginold and husband, Dale, Osage City, Roxanne Walters, Leavenworth, and Angie Parker, Greenville, Texas; two grandsons, Craig Ogle and wife, Tammy, Princeton, and Don Hamilton II, Irving, Texas; 15 great grandchildren and 13 great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles E. “Chuck” Hamilton; parents, Henderson “Harry” and Cora Eva (Forest) Reekie; three brothers, Harry Edward “Ed” Reekie, William James “Jim” Reekie and David Arthur Reekie; three sisters, Josephine “Josie” Stinson, Mae Platt and Elizabeth “Lizzie” Balla; and granddaughter, Lori Ann Hamilton.

The family suggests memorial contributions to Greenwood Baptist Church through Dengel & Son Mortuary, 235 S. Hickory St., Ottawa KS 66067.  

An online guest book is available at www.dengelmortuary.com. Condolences may be made at www.ottawaherald.com

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