Janice Prince Hamilton, 98, widow of Lt. Col. George Bruce Hamilton, died April 21, 2010 at the home of her daughter, Dr. Janice H. Halderman, where she has lived for the past 10 years.
Mrs. Hamilton was born August 24, 1911, in Tampa Florida, to Richard M. and Elmina Coe Thompson Prince. She lived in Tampa until her husband was called to duty in World War II, and during his military career lived in Tennessee, Germany, Columbus, GA, Fort Leavenworth, KA, and New Rochelle, N.Y. Following Col. Hamilton's death in combat in Korea in 1953, she lived in Winter Park, FL., Washington, DC, and Columbia, SC, before moving to Due West.
She was an Episcopalian and active member of Gold Star Wives.
Survivors in addition to her daughter, include a son-in-law Richard H. Halderman of Due West; 2 granddaughters, Robin H. Talbot of Beverly, MA, and Nancy H. Cochran of Powell, TN; a grandson, Richard Ross Halderman of Due West; and 2 great-grandsons, William Talbot and Erzhan Cochran. She was preceded in death by a son James Bruce Hamilton.
Memorial services will be held at a later date at Arlington National Cemetery, where she will be buried beside her husband.
Memorials in memory of Mrs. Hamilton may be made to Friends of Trinity, PO Box 476 Abbeville, SC 29620.