2017-11-23 / Obituaries

Linda Hamilton Albea

Funeral services for Linda Hamilton Albea, 66, were held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, November 21, 2017, at Tignall Baptist Church with Rev. Adam Denny and Rev. Albert Huyck officiating. Burial followed at 3 p.m. at Rose Hill Cemetery in Winder, Georgia. She died Friday, November 17, 2017, at PruittHealth Washington.

Ms. Albea was a native of Winder and had lived in Wilkes County since 1979. She was the daughter of the late Fred G. Hamilton and Carrie Mildred Hardy Hamilton. She enjoyed reading, loved children, and was a school teacher for 30 years before retiring. Ms. Albea was of the Baptist faith and attended Tignall Baptist Church. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by two brothers, Eddie Hamilton and Johnny Hamilton.

Survivors include one daughter, Genna A. Grimaud (IV) of Washington; one granddaughter, Kaylee Grimaud of Washington; one brother, Tommy Hamilton (Lynne) of Winder; one niece, Corrie Massey (James), and their children, Logan and Lena Massey of Athens; one nephew, Jacob Hamilton of Atlanta; one uncle, Joe Hardy (Pat) of Jefferson; and special friend and caregiver, Rose Hall of Washington.

Memorial contributions may be made in honor of her love for children to Tignall Baptist Church Youth; P.O Box 236; Tignall, GA 30668.

Hopkins Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

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