Lois Elizabeth (Hall) Hamilton of Conway, Arkansas passed away on Wednesday, August 8th at Heritage Living Center in Conway. She was born on February 20th, 1920 in Carlinville, Illinois to Lee C. and Olive (Bagby) Hall. Her family soon moved to Bono, Arkansas, where she graduated from high school in 1937. She attended St. Bernard's Nursing School in Jonesboro and began her 49 year nursing career in 1941 at Ft. Roots VA Center in N. Little Rock, Arkansas. In December 1942, she joined the U.S. Army, serving stateside and in the European Theater. After the war, she worked at several Army, Navy, and civilian hospitals until 1951, when she returned to the VA for the next 38 years. She retired in 1989, moving back to Arkansas to be close to her son and his family.
She was preceded in death by her two husbands, Lido Kyle Roser and James Hamilton, brother Lyndle, and three sisters, Helen (Ralph) Armour, Norma (Ben) Carter, and Marjorie (Bill) Spencer.
She is survived by her son, Phil (Linda) Roser of Conway, two grandchildren, Paige (Brian) Esch of Franklin, TN, and Angie (Matt) Chandler of Little Rock, four great-grandchildren; Carmen, Will, Andrew, and Abby, and six nieces and nephews. She was a special lady whose sweet disposition, kind words, and generosity will be missed by all who knew her.
Visitation will be at Roller-McNutt Funeral Home Conway Sunday, August 12th from 5 to 6 pm. Military funeral honors at the Arkansas Veterans Cemetery, N. Little Rock Monday August 13th at 11 am.
The family would like to thank the staff of Heritage Living Center and Kindred Hospice Care for their compassion and loving care. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Arkansas Chapter of the Alzheimer's Association, 10201 W. Markham St., Suite 100, Little Rock, AR 72205.