Funeral services for Hamilton announced.
Funeral services for Ophelia Boyd Hamilton 80, of Marvell will be held 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 30, 2008 at the Pleasant Grove M.B. Church in Trenton with Rev. W.R. Parks officiating. Burial will follow in Pleasant Grove Cemetery at Trenton. Visitation will be from 5 to 7 tonight in the Robert Lee Brown Memorial Chapel.
Hamilton, born Oct. 22, 1927 in Marvell to the late Leon and Leanna Boyd, died Saturday, Aug. 23, 2008 at her home.
She was converted at an early age and joined the Mt. Moriah Church in Marvell.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Leon and Leanna Boyd; her husband of 62 years, Arthur Hamilton; a son, Johnny Hamilton; four brothers, Theotis Boyd, Austin Boyd, Predell Boyd and Nathaniel Boyd; a sister, Bernice Starnes; three sisters-in-law, Laura Boyd, Earnice Boyd, Ollie Mae Boyd; and a brother-in-law, C.B. Starnes.
She leaves to cherish her memory nine sons, Arthur Hamilton Jr., (Patricia) of Marvell, Lionel Hamilton of St. Louis, Othello Hamilton (Teresa) of Chicago, Austin Hamilton of Chicago, Orlando Hamilton, Robert Boyd of Marvell, James Boyd of Kansas City, Mo., Greg Boyd (Sue) of Kansas City, Mo. and Lawrence Boyd of Marvell; four daughters, Delores Hearn of Little Rock, Mary Hoskins, Joyce Miller of Marvell, Janice Boyd of Kansas City, Mo.; three sisters, Vera Jackson, Essie Barefield (Elihue), Hattie Gage (Johnnie Lee), all of Marvell; a brother, Leon Boyd Jr., (Ethel) of Chicago; an aunt, Bessie Boyd of Trenton; two special nieces, Alice Lockwood and Kha Tandralyn (Tan-Tan) Holiday; and a host of grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.
Brown’s Home for Funerals will direct services.