Reba Hyde Hamilton

Reba Hyde Hamilton, 87, of Robbinsville, NC, went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, May 30, 2017 at Graham Healthcare and Rehabilitation.
A native of Graham County, she was the daughter of the late Daniel Troy and Rilla Phillips Hyde. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Ray Luther Hamilton, four brothers, three sisters, and her grandson, Trent Hamilton.
Reba is survived by her children and their spouses, Randal Keith and Jo Ann Hamilton of Panama City, FL, Russell and Rebecca Hamilton of Clarksville, TN, Kenneth and Karen Hamilton of Robbinsville, Sharon Hamilton of The Villages, FL, and Lisa and Mike Fowler of Tallahassee, FL. She has nine grandchildren, twenty great grandchildren, and three great great grandchildren.
Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Friday, June 2, at Robbinsville First Baptist Church of which she was a dedicated member. Mrs. Hamilton laid in state at the church from 10 a.m. until 11 a.m. Friday at the church, prior to the service. The Reverend Noah Crowe officiated. Burial followed at Bent Creek Baptist Church Cemetery, 1554 Brevard Road, Asheville, NC The family received friends from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. Thursday, June 1, at Townson-Smith Chapel. In lieu of flowers, the family asked that donations in Mrs. Hamilton’s memory be made to the Graham County Relay for Life.
Townson-Smith Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements. An online register is available at

The Graham Star

Mailing address: P.O. Box 69, Robbinsville, NC 28771

Street address: 720 Tallulah Rd., Robbinsville, NC 28771

Phone number: 828-479-3383

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