Ardie Belle Hamilton, 87, passed away June 16, 2013, in a Mineral Wells assisted living facility. She was born Sept. 10, 1925, in Olden, the daughter of C.A. and Amy Ardie Davis Howell. She married Vergil “Ham” Hamilton on June 16, 1946, in Ranger. She graduated from Olden High School in 1943 as valedictorian. She had lived in Mineral Wells since 1974. Graveside services will be 10 a.m. Tuesday, June 18, 2013, at the Eastland City Cemetery. Visitation was Monday from 5-7 p.m. at the funeral home.
She is survived by her nieces and nephews, Ila Wayne Kelly, Grady Brown, Max Brown, Gaye Northcutt, Randy Howell, David Howell, David Morrow, Juanita Morrow Smith, and Howell Morrow; sister-in-law, Margaret Howell; and numerous great-nieces and great-nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Major Vergil “Ham” Hamilton.
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Baum-Carlock-Bumgardner Funeral Home