Margaret Helen Hamilton, 94, of Mustoe, died Tuesday, April 1, 2008 at Avante at Waynesboro. She was born February 3, 1914 in Highland County a daughter of the late Robert Kenton and Mary Emma (McLaughlin) Hamilton.
Miss Hamilton was a member of Victory Chapel Advent Christian Church and a charter member of the Victory Chapel WH&FM Society.
She was postmaster at the Mustoe Post Office for a number of years and had worked as a clerk in Corbett’s Store.
She had made her home with the Corbett family as well as the Everett and Janet Marshall family for more than 75 years. She is survived by two sisters, Annie Baldwin of Fishersville and Norma Hunt of Staunton and numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by two brothers, Carlen “Bill” Hamilton and Lloyd Hamilton and a sister, Blanche Folks.
A funeral service will be conducted 2 p.m., Friday, April 4, 2008 at Obaugh Funeral Home in McDowell by the Rev. Donald E. Rose. Burial will be in McLaughlin Cemetery.
Active pallbearers will be Ellison “Buddy” Hunt, Tommy Folks, Hugh Baldwin, Jay Shaner, Tony Marshall, Donald McAllister, Andy Hupman, Gary Hull, Donald Doyle and Allen Lowry. Honorary pallbearers will be members of Victory Chapel Church.
The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service.
Memorial contributions may be made to Victory Chapel WH&FM Society, c/oIrene McAllister, P.O. Box 446, Monterey, VA 24465.