Mrs. Sharon Bates Hamilton, 71, of 128 Bates Road, passed away Sunday, October 29, in Gaffney.
Wife of Wade Hamilton, Sr., she was born in Cherokee County and was a daughter of the late Jessie and Clora Sizemore Bates.
Sharon was a graduate of Granard High School and a member of Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses.
She was preceded in death by a brother, Phillip Bates. Surviving are: her husband, Wade, of the home; 2 sons, Wade Hamilton, Jr. of Texas and Timothy Hamilton of Gaffney; a daughter, Charlene Prysock of Gaffney; brother-in-law, Lindbergh Hamilton, Sr. (Ella Mae); sisters-in-law, Faye Littlejohn (Freddie) and Artis Means (Ralph) of Gaffney and Betty Wilkins of Denver, CO; 8 grandchildren, including Savon Dukes, reared in the home as a son; 8 great-grandchildren.
Memorial Services will be held Saturday, 3 p.m., in Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses with Brother Earl Buckson officiating.
The family is at the home of her daughter, Charlene, 116 Bates Road.
The Gilmore Mortuary www.gilmoresmortuary.com
Published in The Gaffney Ledger on Nov. 1, 2017