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Nelda Hamilton

Funeral service for Nelda Jean Hamilton of Jackson was held Friday, April 2, 2021, at 11 a.m. at McCombs Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Jackson. The Rev. Janet Hopkins officiated. Burial followed at New Salem United Methodist Cemetery in Daisy.

Nelda, 82, passed away Monday, March 29, 2021, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. She was born Jan. 7, 1939, in Jackson, to Tony and Mabel Hahs Friese. She and Carl Hamilton were married March 31, 1979, in Millersville. They had been married 36 years when he passed away May 19, 2015.

Nelda was a member of Millersville United Methodist Church. She worked many years at Lenco in Jackson. She enjoyed crafting, sewing, and celebrating special occasions with her lifelong friends.

Loving survivors include Kirby (Clara) Friese of Jackson, and Jerry (Debby) Friese of Scott City, seven nieces, five nephews and several great-nieces and great-nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, two sisters, Verna Lee (Linus) Crites, Carolyn (Charlie) Daniel and her parents.

Memorials may take the form of contributions to New Salem Cemetery Fund.

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Jay Forness covers education, county government and community events for The Cash-Book Journal. He graduated from Southeast Missouri State University with a degree in multimedia journalism and has lived in Jackson for the past five years. He can be reached at

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