Mary F. Hamilton, 77, of Fouke, died Thursday, Dec. 25, 2003, in a Memphis, Tennessee hospital. She was born Dec. 2, 1926 in Manila and had lived in Fouke since 1970. She was a homemaker, and lifetime member of the Arkansas PTA. She was a member of the Christ United Methodist Church.
She is survived by five sons, Harold E. Hamilton of Benbrook, Texas, Michael D. Hamilton of Fouke, Pat Hamilton of Redwater, Texas, Kenny Hamilton of Fouke, and Dan Landrum of Alto, Texas; three daughters, Jeane Johnson of Collierville, Tenn., Pamaela Taylor of Lucedale, Miss., and Rise Femmer Seiben of Manitowac, Wis.; two brothers, Mackey J. Fleeman and Paul W. Fleeman, both of Manila; eleven grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and a number of nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Harold L. Hamilton, who died Dec. 24, 2001.
The funeral will be held at 10 a.m. today (Tuesday) in the Fuqua-Everett Memorial Chapel at the Texarkana Funeral Home with Rev. Ed Kerr officiating. Burial will be in Sylverino Cemetery.
The family requests anyone wishing to leave a lasting memorial consider the Christ United Methodist Church, 5204 South Rondo Road, Texarkana, AR 71854.
The family will be at the Hamilton residence on County Road 26 in Fouke.