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Gladys Thomas Carter Hamilton

December 20, 1924 ~ March 13, 2018 (age 93)

Gladys Thomas Carter Hamilton, age 93, of Baxley died Tuesday, March 13, 2018 in the Appling Healthcare System.

Mrs. Carter was born in Appling County on December 20, 1924 to the late William Frank Thomas and the late Ruby Davis Thomas.  She was a member of Ten Mile Creek Baptist Church. Mrs. Carter was also a member of Woodman of the World and was co-owner of Appling Dress Factory. Mrs. Carter was preceded in death by her husbands, Leroy Carter, Perry Hamilton and three brothers, Bill Thomas, James Thomas and Wallace “Ball” Thomas.

Survivors include her special daughters, Sherry & Kevin Carter and Cathy & Eddie Carter all of Baxley; her special son, Terry Thomas of Baxley and step children, Wanda Stevenson, Marsha Temples, Perry Hamilton, Jr. & Lon Hamilton  all of McRae; sisters, Frankie “Poodle” Tillman of Baxley and Nell Carter of Surrency; brothers, Jerry (Alene) Thomas, Randall (Linda) Thomas & Rudolph (Janine) Thomas all of Baxley; sisters in law, Eldora Thomas of Flaukville & Shirley Chance of Baxley; six special grandchildren & eight special great grandchildren also survive.  

Funeral services will be held Saturday, March 17, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. at Ten Mile Creek Baptist Church with Rev. Tommy Daniels & Rev. Bryan Gill officiating. Mrs. Carter will lie in state one hour prior to the service at the Church.

Interment will follow in Ten Mile Creek Baptist Church Cemetery.

Active pallbearers will be Shawn White, Stacey Crapps, Clint Crapps, Tyler Thomas, Randy Thomas & Jerry Thomas.

Visitation will be Friday evening 6:00 until 8:00 p.m. at Swain Funeral Home.

Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Swain Funeral Home.


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