HAMILTON, Virginia Katherine (Utterback)

Date of birth: 17 Jan 1920, Bargersville, Johnson, Indiana

Date of death: 28 Nov 2008, Franklin, Johnson, Indiana

Daily Journal, Franklin, Johnson, Indiana; November 28, 2008

Virginia Katherine Hamilton

Virginia Katherine Hamilton, 88, of Franklin, passed away Friday, Nov. 28, 2008 [5:44p], at Homeview Health and Rehabilitation Center in Franklin.

She was born Jan. 17, 1920, in Bargersville to Ray and Maple (Cook) Utterback. She married Lawrence Hugh Hamilton. He preceded her in death in 1994 [16 Nov 1993].

She was a member of Hopewell Presbyterian Church and a 50-year member of Union Village Order of the Eastern Star No. 584, Daughters of the American Revolution and Johnson Co. Home Economics Club, where she served as president. She also was active in the Johnson Co. 4-H fair.

She had been a sales representative for Avon and had been employed by Roeders Printing in Franklin, Danner's store in Greenwood and various other retail establishments.

She was a graduate of Center Grove High School.

Survivors include a daughter, Brenda Joy (Bob) Jones of West Chester, Ohio; a son, Jerry Hamilton of Hope; four grandchildren, Jan E. Hamilton of Hope, Jack D. Hamilton of Whiteland, Tammie M. Jones of West Chester and Holli R. Jones of Washington; five great-grandchildren, James Cox of Lafayette, JoAnna Hamilton of Hope, Lauren Hamilton, Abigail Hamilton and Austin Hamilton, all of Whiteland; a brother-in-law, John (Barbara) Afflerbach of Greenwood; a nephew, Kerry Afflerbach of Indianapolis; and a niece, Barbara Brockman of Franklin.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Lawrence [Hugh] Hamilton; and a sister, Patricia Afflerbach.

The Rev. David Lee will conduct a service at 10:30 a.m. Monday [1 Dec] at Hopewell Presbyterian Church, 677 W. State Road 144, Franklin. Friends may call from 2 to 6 p.m. Sunday at Swartz Family Community Mortuary and Memorial Center, 300 S. Morton St. in Franklin, where the Union Village Order of the Eastern Star No. 584 will conduct a service at 6 p.m. Burial will be at Hopewell Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hopewell Presbyterian Church, 677 W. State Road 144, Franklin, IN 46131.

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