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Clarence Logan Hamilton
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Steve47
6 posts
Jan 07, 2018
6:25 PM
Would like to know where Clarence Hamilton is buried...he died in Knoxville, Tn. but understand he might be buried in the Tampico area. He was the husband of Vera Irene Ringel who I understand is buried in the Yorktown Cemetery. He died in Apr of 1968
Denise
1114 posts
Jan 13, 2018
10:52 AM
Steve,
The Sterling Public Library archives the Sterling Newspapers and has the following articles:
Subject Description Date Location
Hamilton, Clarence obituary pending 17 April 1968;6;3
Hamilton, Clarence (Vera Ringel) obituary 18 April 1968;2;3
Hamilton, Clarence (Vera Ringel) funeral rites 22 April 1968;6;4
Hamilton, Clarence Mr. & Mrs. daughter born Dec 10 12 Dec 1930;6;8
Hamilton, Clarence Mrs. funeral rites set 27 Dec 1930;2;8
Hamilton, Clarence Mrs. nee Ringel obituary 30 Dec 1930;8;1

Contact: Maryilyn Anderson SPL-Genealogy@comcast.net

If I find it online, I will post it. Or, I can go to library and transcribe it for you/
Denise
1115 posts
Jan 22, 2018
7:17 AM
The Daily Gazette, Sterling-Rock Falls, Illinois
Wednesday, April 17, 1968
P. 6;3
CLARENCE HAMILTON DIES IN TENNESSEE
TAMPICO - Clarence Hamilton, TX, formerly of Tampico, passed away at Knoxville, Tenn. on Tuesday, evening.

Visitation will be held at the Ross Funeral Home, Knoxville.

Local arrangements will be announced later by the Schmidt Funeral Chapel.

The Daily Gazette, Sterling-Rock Falls, Illinois
April 18, 1968, P. 4;3

DEATH - FUNERALS
Services Set For Clarence L. Hamilton
TAMPICO - Funeral services for Clarence L. Hamilton, 73, who passed away suddenly Tuesday at the home of his daughter, in Knoxville, Tenn. will be held Saturday at 1:30 p.m. in the Calvary Evangelical Church in Hooppole. The Rev. Lew Mills will officiate, with the burial in Hooppole Cemetery.

Friends may call at the Schmitt Chapel after 7 p.m. Friday. The body will lie in state at the church from 12 a.m. Saturday.

Clarence Hamilton was born Sept. 2, 1894 in Birds Run, Ohio, the son of John and Ella Hamilton. He was educated in the Ohio schools and was married to Vera Ringel on July 17, 1912 in Cambridge. He was a member of the Calvary Evangelical Church of Hooppole. He lived in Tampico vicinity for a number of years and the past 10 years in Tennessee.

He is survived by five daughters, Mrs. Ira (Marjorie) McCartney of Cisco; Mrs. Ray (Kathryn) Johnson of Moline; Mrs. Ruth VanOrmer of Sterling; Mrs. John (Doris) Stewart of Knoxville, Tenn., Mrs. Leo (Janice) Gudgell of Tampico; one son, Henry Clark of Buena Park, Calif.; 16 grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren; four sisters and one brother, all in Ohio State, several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded by his parents, wife, one daughter Mabel, three grandchildren, two brothers and two sisters.

Last Edited by Denise on Jan 22, 2018 7:37 AM
Steve47
7 posts
Jan 22, 2018
8:34 AM
Denise...thank you for the info on Clarence Hamilton..I will send this on to Ronald Van Ormer, my cousin, who is Clarence Hamilton"s grandson.
Denise
1129 posts
Sep 04, 2018
11:38 AM
I hope it is helpful, Steve.


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