Elizabeth Brooks Hamlin, 88 of Henry, Tenn., died Monday, June 14, 2021. She attended Springville, Atkins-Porter, and Grove colleges in Henry County, graduating from Grove in 1949. Elizabeth commenced working at Business Bank in advance of marriage, and afterwards as a civilian, she worked for the USAF for 25 yrs. She retired in 1988 from the Blytheville Air Pressure Base in Arkansas as the base recommendation program manager and moved back to Henry County in 1991. On retirement, she used various hrs researching the Hamlin genealogy and place with each other a reserve that covers numerous generations. It was said of Elizabeth that she expressed herself very best in ink, as she was a prolific author and the creator of several poems. She was a member of Mansfield Baptist Church. She was also a member of the BAFB Toastmasters Club, the Henry Bunns Club and served as County Vice President of FCE County Council. She was lively in spouse and children, community, and education and learning clubs. Elizabeth liked gospel tunes and dreamed of possessing musical expertise, even though, if you sat by her in church, you knew she did. She stuffed her house with music, appreciate, online games and a good deal of laughter.
Elizabeth was born Aug. 31, 1932, in Henry County, Tenn., to the late Hiram Cecil Brooks and the late Allene Kilpatrick Brooks. She was married Aug. 22, 1953, to Joel W. Hamlin, who preceded her in death on March 1, 2012.
She is survived by 3 daughters, Pamela Lorene Smith of Traverse City, Mich., Paula Jo (Mark) Payne of Blytheville and Priscilla Brooke Bullard of Fairview, Tenn. just one daughter-in-law, Toni Hamlin of Kingston Springs, Tenn. 9 grandchildren, Dallas (Crystal) Hamlin, Dalton (Hannah Slayton) Hamlin, Autumn (Adam) Sleder, Paul Smith, Sossity (Brian Batchelor) Smith, Erin (David) McDaniel, Londyn Payne, Brad (Robin) Bullard, and Ryan Bullard and 11 great grandchildren.
In addition to her mom and dad and initial husband, she was also preceded in dying by 1 son, Patrick Wayne Hamlin just one son-in-legislation, Ronnie Moody two sisters, Helen Brooks Todd and Louane Brooks Smith and her second spouse, Raymond L. Wetherington.
Arrangements are becoming handled by Ridgeway Funeral Residence, 201 Dunlap St/PO Box 788, Paris, Tenn. 38242. Visitation will be Monday, June 21, from 11 a.m. 1 p.m. at Ridgeway Funeral Household, with the funeral assistance to get started at 1 p.m. at Ridgeway Funeral Home with Paul Scott officiating.
Grandsons will provide as pallbearers.
Burial will be in Bethlehem Cemetery in Henry, Tenn.