Alma Freeman Hamilton, 97, of Hickory, passed away Sunday, May 12, 2019 at Trinity Village.
Born October 7, 1921 in Jackson County, NC, she was the daughter of the late Laura Howell and Weaver Freeman.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Brown Hamilton, Sr.; and two sons: Phillip F. Hamilton and Robert B. Hamilton, Jr.
Alma was a long-time member of West Hickory Baptist Church.
She is survived by her grandchildren: Laura Evans and husband Jamison of Johnson City, TN, Angela Bridges and husband Donnie of Lincolnton, NC, Jeffrey Hamilton of Lincolnton, NC; a sister, Ruth Franks of Hickory, NC; niece, Ruth Ann Broyles of Washington, DC; 6 great-grandchildren and 1 great-great grandchild.
A memorial service will be held at 2:00 p.m., Thursday, May 16, 2019 at West Hickory Baptist Church with the Rev. Scott Frady officiating. The family will receive friends prior to the service from 1 - 2:00 p.m. at the church.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials be made to West Hickory Baptist Church, 40 12th St., NW, Hickory, NC 28601.
Bass-Smith Funeral Home in Hickory is serving the family of Alma Freeman Hamilton.