Thursday, November 15, 2007

Eva Charlotte (Hamilton) Lee, 90, Billings, died Friday, Nov. 9, 2007. She was born Oct. 22, 1917, in Dodge City, Kan. to Elmer Milton and Nellie Myrtie Jane (Miller) Hamilton. Her family moved to Wheaton in 1933. She was united in marriage to Clyde Mitchell Lee on June 19, 1936.

She was preceded in death by her husband Clyde; her mother and father, Elmer and Nellie; four brothers, Laddie, John Milton, Henry and Carlie Hamilton; two sisters, Rachel Robb and Mary Neary; and one grandson.

Survivors include: her daughter Kathryn and son-in-law Richard Hailey, Republic; two grandchildren, three great granddaughters; two great grandsons; and two great-great granddaughters.

She attended Ridgely Baptist Church most of her adult life. She played the piano, was a nurse, worked for the war effort in California during WWII. She was a member of Calvary Baptist Church in Republic, at the time of her death.

Funeral services were Monday at Calvary Baptist Church, Republic, with Rev. Denny Marr officiating, under the direction of Meadors Funeral Home, Republic. Burial will be in Chitwood Cemetery, Wheaton.