Originally created 09/19/00

Mr. James Hamilton Sr.



SANDERSVILLE, Ga. - Mr. James Willie Hamilton Sr., 81, of Hospital Road, died Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2000, at University Hospital, Augusta.

The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Green Grove Baptist Church with the Rev. Robert Owens officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

Mr. Hamilton, a native of McDuffie County, was an Army veteran of World War II and had retired as a cement finisher.

Survivors include his wife, Georgia Hamilton, Thomson; six sons, Curtis Johnson, Leon Johnson and Bobby Johnson, all of Gibson, and James Hamilton Jr., Hubert Hamilton and Marvin Hamilton, all of Thomson; four daughters, Mamie Barnum, Lakeland, Fla., Kimberly Hamilton, Sandersville, and Lois Taylor Hill and Margarett Dawson, both of Thomson; and 25 grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren.

M.C. Smith Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

The Augusta Chronicle Sept. 19, 2000