Shirley Ann Hamilton
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Shirley Ann Hamilton
  • December 28, 1934 - August 26, 2017
  • Kentucky

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Shirley Ann Smith Hamilton, departed this life on August 26, 2017. She was born in Brandenburg, KY on December 27, 1934 to the late William Smith and Alma Smith Johnson. Shirley was a life-long stay at home mom. She loved to read mysteries, sometimes devouring as many as 6-8 books in a week and an awesome crossword puzzle solver. She was Catholic and raised her children as Catholics. She will be deeply missed by those who knew and loved her.
Shirley is survived by her beloved husband, Lawrence (Bud) J. Hamilton. They were married on February 9, 1955. She is survived by six children, Cheryl L. Hamilton of Louisville, Michael G. Hamilton (Debbie) of Georgetown, IN, Dennis W. Hamilton (Elisa) of Indianapolis, IN, Phillip L. Hamilton (Barbara) of Villa Hills, KY, Mitchell T. Hamilton (Amy) of Clarks Summit, PA, and Craig A. Hamilton (Kayce) of Independence, KY. She is survived by two brothers Robert Smith and Larry Smith and two sisters Joan Pryor and Jill Smith. She leaves behind nine grandchildren, Anthony, Jordan, Nicholas, Dennis, Brian, Alexander, Emily, Ashley and Benjamin; and four great-grandchildren, Kelsey, Jaylon, Jazzmin, and Cade; along with a host of nieces, nephews and great nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by: two brothers Darrell Smith, Donald Smith, and four sisters: Willie Lou Livers, Rita Beauchamp, Mary Jane Neeld, and Linda Eaton.
Her funeral will be on Saturday, September 2nd, 10 am at the Heady-Hardy Funeral Home, 7710 Dixie Highway, with interment following in Bethany Memorial Cemetery. Visitation will be on Friday from 4pm until 8pm.
In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the American Cancer Society at www.cancer.org in Shirley Hamilton's name.