OBITUARY

Louise Edwards Hamilton

September 24, 1928April 30, 2019
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Louise Edwards Hamilton was born in Louisville, Mississippi on September 24, 1928. She was the eldest of five children born to Bernice and Auston J. Edwards. She graduated from Louisville High School and from Clarke College, where she worked in the dean’s office and was voted Miss Clarke College. While at Clarke, she met William R. Hamilton, and they married in 1947. Louise and Bill made their home in Jackson. She worked for over 40 years for Thrasher Architectural Products where she served as purchasing agent. She was an active member of Woodland Hills Baptist Church in Jackson, and following their move to Ridgeland at Ridgecrest Baptist. She participated in the Women in Construction organization and in Eastern Star and the Ridgeland beautification committee. She was also an accomplished seamstress. She and Bill enjoyed traveling and made many trips to California to visit their daughter and her family there.

Louise was fortunate to have a large and supportive family including sisters Jimmie Sue Hatcher, Ann Covington, Joyce Springer and her brother Joe Edwards and their spouses. She is survived by her daughter, Jeanne Hamilton and son-in-law Derry Seaton, of Redondo Beach, California, her granddaughter Megan Seaton and grandson Grant Seaton and his wife Karly, and great-granddaughters Olivia Genel and Emerson Seaton, also of California. She is also survived by her three sisters and sister-in-law Marylee Edwards. She was predeceased by her husband Bill and her brother Joe.

Visitation will be held Saturday, May 11, 2019 at 10:00 am at Parkway Funeral Home in Ridgeland, Mississippi with funeral services beginning at 11:00 am. Interment will follow at Jessamine Cemetery in Ridgeland, Mississippi.

  • FAMILY

  • Jeanne Hamilton, Daughter
  • Derry Seaton, Son-in-law
  • Megan Seaton, Granddaughter
  • Grant and wife Karly Seaton, Grandson
  • Mrs. Hamilton also leaves her great-granddaughters, Olivia Genel and Emerson Seaton; her three sisters, Jimmie Sue Hatcher, Ann Covington, and Joyce Springer; and sister-in-law, Marylee Edwards to cherish her memory.

Services

  • Visitation Saturday, May 11, 2019
  • Funeral Service Saturday, May 11, 2019

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Dianne Dyar

May 11, 2019

Jeanne, so sorry to hear about your mom. During my time in the Business and Professional Women’s Club (BPW), she was a great mentor and friend! I loved her wit and smiling face! True southern lady! Prayers for you and your family during this time.

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