Lorene James Hamilton, 86, passed from this life to her heavenly eternal rest May 7, 2017 at Ozark Health Nursing Center in Clinton. Born July 22, 1930 in Mesilla, New Mexico to the late Johnnie Lee and Nettie Mae Medlin James, Juanita was a retired Park Attendant for the Corps of Engineers, was of the Baptist faith, and an avid crafter.


Lorene is preceded in death by her parents; brothers George James, Paul James; sister Alice Sparkes; son Joseph and granddaughter Tara Hamilton.


Those left to cherish her memory are her husband of 68 years, Edward Hamilton; sons Johnny and wife Rose of Wolverton Mountain, Ray and wife Cyndie of Dennard; daughters Alice and husband Larry Chambers of Greers Ferry, Kay and husband Ladoy of Dennard, Lynnette and husband Michael Jones of Springfield, Susan DeNicolo of Saratoga, California; 12 grandchildren, 17 great grandchildren, five great great grandchildren as well as a host of many other family and friends.


Her wishes were for a graveside service to be held at Wolverton Cemetery on Wednesday May 10th at 1pm with Pastor Darrell Black officiating.


Pall Bearers will be her grandsons Daniel Hamilton, John Christopher Hamilton, Alex DeNicolo, Kevin DeNicolo, John Jones, Josh Jones


There will be a gathering at the home of Lynnette Jones in Springfield following the service. The family would like to thank the staff of Ozark Health Nursing Center for their excellent care and love shown to Mama.


Arrangements entrusted to Clinton Funeral Service of Clinton. To sign Juanita’s book of memories, go to www.clintonfuneralservice.com.