Emma “Frances” Hamilton, age 94, a resident of Chillicothe, Mo., died on Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2013, at her residence.
Frances was born the daughter of Herbert Clark and Alice Lillian (Gilliland) Hall on April 22, 1919, in Braymer, Mo. She was united in marriage to Volen Hamilton on Sept. 24, 1938, in Trenton, Mo. He preceded her in death on Dec. 19, 1989. She was a homemaker and lived all of her life in Livingston County and Dawn, moving to Chillicothe in 1987. Frances was a member of the Dawn Federated Church, Dawn, Mo.
Survivors include three daughters, Karlene Jones of Dawn, Mo., Judy Delorme of Chillicothe, Mo., and Diane Olson of Racine, Wis.; ten grandchildren; 26 great grandchildren; six great great grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband Volen; five brothers, Herbert, Gene, Emmitt, Raymond, and Donald Hall; and three sisters, Cordia Clevenger, Rachel Goll, and Alta Clevenger.
Funeral services will be held at the Lindley Funeral Home, Chillicothe, Mo., on Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013, at 10 a.m. A scheduled family visitation will be held at the Lindley Funeral Home, Chillicothe, Mo., on Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2013, from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. Friends may call at the Lindley Funeral Home, Chillicothe, Mo., on Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2013, from noon until 8 p.m. Burial will be held at Resthaven Memorial Gardens, Chillicothe, Mo. Memorial contributions may be made to the Dawn Federated Church and may be left at or mailed to Lindley Funeral Home, P.O. Box 47, Chillicothe, MO 64601. Online condolences may be made at www.lindleyfuneralhome.com.
Arrangements are under the direction of Lindley Funeral Home, Chillicothe, Mo.