|Birth: ||Mar. 29, 1904|
|Death: ||May 25, 1997|
Sylvia Hamilton, 93, of Colonial Vista, and an early day Wenatchee area resident, died Sunday morning, May 25, 1997, after a short illness, in Central Washington Hospital.
She was born March 29, 1904, at Salyersville, Ky., to Shannon and Mary (Whitaker) Fletcher. They moved to Wenatchee in 1912, and she attended schools in the Wenatchee area. She graduated from Entiat High School, where her folks had moved after purchasing an orchard.
She married George D. Hamilton on Nov. 29, 1923, at Wenatchee.
Sylvia loved to knit and crochet. She made many afghans for friends and bazaars. Her hands were always busy.
She and her husband owned an orchard on Grant Road. Sylvia worked many years for Eastmont Pharmacy.
She was active in the East Wenatchee Grange, being master one year and an officer in the state Grange.
She was a charter member of the Eastmont Presbyterian Church.
Survivors include a son and daughter, Richard G. Hamilton and Betty M. Taylor, and a daughter-in-law, also named Sylvia; two granddaughters, Suzan and Beth; six stepgrandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband of 67 years, George, in 1990, and a twin brother in 1993.
Arrangements are by Telford's Chapel of the Valley, East Wenatchee.
Shannon S Fletcher (1865 - 1944)
Mary W Whitaker Fletcher (1871 - 1959)
George D Hamilton (1898 - 1990)*
Betty M Hamilton Taylor (1925 - 2008)*
Evergreen Memorial Park
Created by: Teresa
Record added: May 30, 2008
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