Sue Pruett Hamilton, 85 - Parkersburg

Sue Pruett Hamilton, 85, of Parkersburg, West Virginia, passed away Wednesday, July 2 2008 at the Willows Nursing Facility, Parkersburg.

She was born August 9, 1922 in Shavers Mill, Virginia, a daughter of the late Earl and Minnie Davis Pruett.

Sue was a homemaker and enjoyed cross-stitching, volunteering for the Special Olympics, and especially enjoyed her children. She was a member of the Knotts Memorial United Methodist Church of Grantsville, WV.

She is survived by two sons, Lorentz Carr Hamilton III (Sandra) and Earl D. Hamilton, both of Parkersburg; two sisters, Van Davis Boling of Lubbock TX and Margaret Leffel (Peter) of Bluefield, VA; one brother, Joe Muss Pruett (Mary) of Tazewell VA; four grandchildren, J.R. Herrmann of Parkersburg, Jeremy L. Herrmann of Neptune Beach, FL, Cynthia D. Richards of Bremerton, WA, and Calvin A. Richards of Parkersburg; and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Lorentz Carr Hamilton, Jr. in 2001; and three sisters, Helen Pryor, Peggy Lawson, and Billie Porterfield.

Memorial services will be 11 a.m. Thursday, July 10 at Lambert-Tatman Funeral Home, 400 Green Street Parkersburg. Services will conclude 3 p.m. graveside at the Bethlehem Cemetery, Grantsville, WV, with Reverend Casey Stinespring officiating. The family will receive friends one hour prior to services at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to SW Resources of Parkersburg. Envelopes will be provided at the funeral home. A guestbook is available for online condolences at