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Bethany Nagy Hamilton

July 8, 1934 - November 21, 2016

Obituary


Bethany (Beth) N. Hamilton, 82, passed away on November 21, 2016. Bethany grew up in Lapeer, Michigan and attended Lapeer High School. She was an active member of the band where she played flute. She was Miss Lapeer City in 1951!!! She attended McMurray College in Jacksonville, Illinois and graduated with a teaching degree. She married Tom Hamilton in 1956 in Grandville, Michigan. They moved to Elkader, Iowa where Craig and Tommy were born. She was a member of the PEO Sisterhood in Iowa. The family moved to Ft. Lauderdale, Florida the day after the...

Bethany (Beth) N. Hamilton, 82, passed away on November 21, 2016. Bethany grew up in Lapeer, Michigan and attended Lapeer High School. She was an active member of the band where she played flute. She was Miss Lapeer City in 1951!!! She attended McMurray College in Jacksonville, Illinois and graduated with a teaching degree. She married Tom Hamilton in 1956 in Grandville, Michigan. They moved to Elkader, Iowa where Craig and Tommy were born. She was a member of the PEO Sisterhood in Iowa. The family moved to Ft. Lauderdale, Florida the day after the moon landing. She taught school for 36 years at Garnavillo, Iowa, Perry, Griffin and Dania Elementary in Florida. Upon retirement in 1999, she resided in Lithia, Florida near her son Tommy and his family until moving to Hoover, Alabama. She will be missed and loved forever!! Beth is preceded in death by her husband, Thomas J. Hamilton; parents, William and Illa Nagy; son, Thomas J. Hamilton II; and brother, William Thomas Nagy. Beth leaves behind her son, Craig A. Hamilton (Sheri); daughter in law, Jean Hamilton; grandchildren, Nicolai (Daniel), Alexandra (Devin), Joel, Alexis, Rebecca, and Skye; great grandchildren, Zoe and Marleigh; brother, Richard Paul Nagy; sister, Mary Lyn Mantofel. In lieu of flowers donations may be made in Bethany's name to The Episcopal Church of the Holy Apostles at 424Emery Dr., Hoover, AL 35244 (205) 988-8000 holyapostles.dioala.org.