CAROL VIOLA HEATH HAMILTON, 79, beloved wife of Joseph Eugene Hamilton, passed away Tuesday morning, August 8, 2023 in her home with her husband by her side.
A native and lifelong resident of Aiken, Carol was a daughter of the late Oliver F. and Mary McElmore Heath. She was the secretary to the plant manager at Hubbell Power Systems, retiring after 38 years. She was a lifelong member of Talatha Baptist Church where she formerly served as church treasurer. Carol was a former officer of the Professional Secretaries International where she was voted Secretary of the year in 1985. She and Joe loved traveling, especially spending time in Beaufort. She was an avid birdwatcher and loved working in her yard.
Surviving is her husband of 54 years, Joe; her sister, Martha Jean Hatcher; brother, Freddie Heath, all of Aiken; nieces and nephews, Debra Plunkett (Kevin), Donald Hamilton (Debbie), Josh Hamilton, Mary Glenn (Adam) Will Heath, Tommy Heath (Laurie), Mary Helen Cochran (Johnny) Will Bell (Jean), Chris Hamilton (Jamie), Hillary Hamilton; many great-nieces and nephews; brother-in-law, Ronald E. Hamilton (Susan); sister-in-law, Marie Hamilton.
The family will receive friends Friday morning, August 11th beginning at 10 o’clock at Talatha Baptist Church. The funeral service will follow at 11 o’clock with The Rev. Jordan Bird officiating. Interment will be in the church cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be directed to Talatha Baptist Church, 361 Talatha Church Rd., Aiken, SC 29803.
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