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Willie Hammond "Billie" Hale Hamilton
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Obituary for Willie Hammond "Billie" Hale Hamilton

Billie Hamilton, 104, formerly a resident of South Pittsburg, died of natural causes on June 5, 2017.

She was a long-time resident of Alexian Village on Signal Mountain. Billie was preceded in death by her spouse of 44 years, Isaac Newton “Ike” Hamilton, her parents, Annie Irene McLellan and William Hammond Hale, and step-father, William H. Paxton.

An only child, Willie Hammond “Billie” Hale was born July 11, 1912, in Birmingham, AL. She attended the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa where she was a member of Alpha Chi Omega Sorority, graduating in 1935 from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, with a Bachelor of Arts in English. She taught briefly in the Marion County Schools.

While raising her family in South Pittsburg, she was a member of Christ Church Episcopal, a Cub and Girl Scout Leader, and active in the Garden Club. She was an expert seamstress, whose favorite past times included reading, doing crossword puzzles, playing bridge, and knitting.

Survivors include her children: Barry Hamilton & wife Nancy of Jamestown, NC; Hale Hamilton & wife Bonnie of Signal Mountain; Ann “Kitty” Nolen & husband Les of Memphis; and Jane Turner & husband David of Houston. Additionally, she leaves eleven grandchildren and nineteen great-grandchildren.

The family plans to gather for a celebration of her life on August 26, 2017 at 10:00 AM at Christ Church Episcopal in South Pittsburg, TN.

In lieu of flowers, please consider a contribution to the Alexian Village Scholarship Fund, St. Timothy’s Episcopal Church, 630 Mississippi Avenue, Signal Mountain, TN 37377, or Christ Church Episcopal, 302 3rd Street, South Pittsburg, TN 37380.

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Christ Church Episcopal, South Pittsburg

302 3rd Street
South Pittsburg, TN 37380

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Christ Church Episcopal, South Pittsburg

302 3rd Street
South Pittsburg, TN 37380

Alexian Village Scholarship Fund

437 Alexian Way
Signal Mountain, Tennessee 37377

St. Timothy's Episcopal Church

630 Mississippi Avenue
Signal Mountain, Tennessee 37377

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