Gloria Hamilton

April 29, 1949 ~ July 19, 2020 (age 71)


Gloria Hamilton,71 , of Charleston passed away Sunday July 19, 2020.

She was born April 29, 1949 in Fort Smith to the late Boyd and Ivorine “Tinch” (Essman) Allen. She was a member of Mt View Free Will Baptist Church and retired as a DHS Case worker.

She is preceded in death by her parents; one sister Linda Stem and one brother Jimmy Lloyd Allen.

Gloria met the love of her life in 1967 and spent 52 years of marriage with him. She raised three amazing sons, helped with five grandchildren and two great grandchildren and loved her family and church. Gloria loved to travel with the Lavaca Senior Center, cook, gardening, shopping, aggravating her husband and spending time with her caregiver Teresa Bagwell.

Left to cherish her memory is her loving husband of 52 years, Steve Hamilton; three sons, Michael Hamilton and wife Maggie of Charleston, Scott Hamilton and wife Jayce of Panama, OK, Matthew Hamilton and wife Lakin of Alma; two granddaughters, Sydnie Bodine and husband Richard, KayLee Hamilton; three grandsons, Steven Hamilton, Garrett Hamilton and Kason Hamilton; one great granddaughter Payton Wyers and one great grandson Brayden Bodine.

Viewing will be held Tuesday July 21, 2020 from 6PM until 8PM at the funeral home.

Graveside service will be 10AM Wednesday July 22, 2020 at Morris Cemetery near Bloomer. Rev. Bob Gilstrap will officiate. Services under the direction of Smith Mortuary; Charleston, AR.


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July 21, 2020

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Smith Mortuary
22 North Greenwood
Charleston, AR 72933

Graveside Service
July 22, 2020

10:00 AM
Morris Cemetery
Highway 22
Charleston, AR 72933

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