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Jo Ellen Hamilton

Jo Ellen Hamilton
August 1, 1920 - February 10, 2017

Jo Ellen Hamilton, 96, of Beaumont, died Friday, February 10, 2017. She was born on August 1, 1920, in New Castle, Texas, to Clinton and Louella Burris. She was a beloved wife, mother, and grandmother.

Mrs. Hamilton was a member of First Christian Church, where, until recent years, she participated in the Stuart Class, Christian Women’s Fellowship, and many other activities. She enjoyed playing the piano throughout her lifetime, especially for her Sunday School class and her grandchildren.

Mrs. Hamilton is survived by her sons, Gary Hamilton and his wife, Teresa, of Missouri City; Larry Hamilton and his wife, Jan, of Hot Springs, Arkansas; and Mike Hamilton and his wife, Melinda, of Beaumont. “Grammy” is also survived by nine grandchildren, and ten great-grandchildren, all of whom she adored.

She is preceded in death by her husband of thirty-eight years, Tommy L. Hamilton; and her parents. The family would like to express their gratitude to Serenity Assisted Living, Gentiva Hospice, and others who so lovingly cared for her for the past three years.

A gathering of Mrs. Hamilton’s family and friends will be 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m., Monday, February 13, 2017, at First Christian Church, 5290 North Caldwood Drive, Beaumont. Her funeral service will be 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, February 14, 2017, at First Christian Church, with her interment to follow at Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Beaumont.

Her pallbearers will be Jordan Hamilton, Taylor Hamilton, Hunter Hamilton, Christine Hamilton, Matthew DonCarlos, and Drew LeBlanc.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Music Fund at First Christian Church, 5290 North Caldwood Drive, Beaumont, Texas 77707; or any organization of one’s choice.


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