She was born, Nov. 13, 1919, in Worthington, to Garrett and Bessie (Fiscus) Hamilton.
A homemaker, she and her husband operated a diary farm. She retired twice, first at age 62, from Worthington State Bank and then at age 80 from Owen County State Bank. She was a member of Folsom Memorial United Methodist Church.
Survivors include: a daughter, Patricia (Wayne) Furr Shuffitt, Solsberry; a son, Steve (Bonnie F.) Jean, Worthington; seven grandchildren, Ed (Shelly) Furr, Paul (Kay) Furr, Rachel (Brian) Abrell, Joe Jean, Dawn (Jeff) Kail, Paula (Brent) Dyer and Brian (April) Jean; three step-grandchildren Flora Hepburn, Lisa (John) Neal and Robin Shuffitt; 14 great grandchildren, seven step-great-grandchildren, two great-great grandchildren and two step-great-great grandchildren; and one sister, Sarah Bays, Linton.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Merle Jean, Jr., Nov. 23, 1982; two brothers, John and Joe Hamilton; and one sister, Pauline Steward.
Funeral service will be at Welch & Cornett Funeral Home in Worthington at 11:00 a.m. Saturday. Burial will be in Worthington Cemetery.
Friends may call at Welch & Cornett 4-8 p.m. Friday, and from 9 a.m. Saturday until time of service.
Memorials may be given to Bloomington Hospice.