Mt. Vernon Register-News

February 14, 2013

Barbara Hamilton


MT. VERNON — — Barbara (McDaniel) Hamilton, 66, of Mt. Vernon, died at 1:45 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2013, at her home surrounded by her family and friends.

She was born on April 22, 1946, in Mt. Vernon, a daughter of Kenneth and Betty (Sursa) Davis. She married David Hamilton in 1971 and he preceded her in death on July 3, 2006

She is survived by a daughter, Tika Hamilton of Belleville; granddaughter, Jessica Joslin of Mt. Vernon; great-grandchildren, Sykia Nichols and Adria Nichols; two sisters, Joyce Lindhorst and husband Ralph of Mt. Vernon, and Jo Dudley and husband Vic of Murfreesboro, Tenn.; three brothers, Ron Davis and wife Lori of Mt. Vernon, Jerry Davis and wife Joyce of Goreville, and Herbie Davis and wife Karen of McLeansboro; special friends, Carolyn Smith and Marsha Osborn; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, two brothers and four sisters.

Barbara owned and operated a daycare for several years.

No services will be held. Visitation will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday at the Hughey Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon. She will be cremated following the visitation.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Hughey Funeral Home where you may call 242-3348 or visit for further information and to send condolences.