Ralph B. Davisrdavis@civitasmedia.com
April 3, 2013
James Lester Hamilton, age 71, of Teaberry, widower of Arlene Bentley Hamilton, passed away Saturday, March 30, 2013, at Highlands Regional Medical Center, in Prestonsburg.
He was born Sept. 24, 1941, at Teaberry, a son of the late William Jr. and Maudie Jordan Hamilton. He was a retired coal miner.
He is survived by three sons, Ricky Hamilton, of Ligon, Rodney Hamilton, of Teaberry, and Josh Coleman, of Beaver; a daughter, Annet Flanery, of Galveston; four sisters, Maggie Wright, of Livingston, Tenn., Norma Jean Kanhin, of Martin, Peggy Hall, pf Teaberry, and Betty Tackett, of Prestonsburg; six grandchildren, Tiffany, Madison, Ashley, Sarah, Kristy and Dingus; and 10 great grandchildren.
In addition to his wife, he was preceded in death by a brother, Eugene Hamilton; two sisters, Cathlene Bentley and Christine Howell; and two grandsons, James Duran Hamilton and Steven Hamilton.
Funeral service were conducted Wednesday, April 3, in the Hall Funeral Home Chapel, with the Old Regular Baptist ministers officiating. Burial followed in the Hamilton Family Cemetery, at Teaberry.