Clipped From Mt. Vernon Register-News
Amanda Hamilton Dies At Age 89 At Whittington Mrs. Amanda F. Hamilton, 89, died at 7:30 a. m. Friday at the home of her daughter. Mrs. Herman Johnston, in Whittington. Death was caused by pneumonia. Funeral sennces will be held Sunday at 2:00 p. m. at the Horse Prairie church. The Rev. Mac VanWey will officiate and burial will be in the church ceme tery . The body will remain at the Tna Funeral Home, where friends may call. Mrsx Hamilton w a s born in Goreville, 111., the daughter of Franklin B. and Lucy Ann Veatch. She is survived by three sons, Arthur of Scheller. Jessie of Whittington and John of Ewing; S daughters, Laura Hammond of Sesser, Fannie Johnston of Whittington and Margaret Cole of Murphysboro; 21 grandchildren and 18 great grandchildren.