Louise Jones Hamlet, age 92, of Phenix, VA passed away Saturday, January 26, 2013. She was born in Halifax County on October 12, 1920, to the late William and Rosa Jones. She was preceded in death by her husband William Judson Hamlet, one sister, and seven brothers. She is survived by her two children, son Haywood Hamlet and wife, Gwen; and daughter, Peggy Redmond and husband, Kenny all of Phenix, Virginia. She leaves four grandchildren, Tammy Irby, Stephanie Grissom and husband Randy, Emily Sibitzky and husband Daniel, and Nathan Redmond and fiancée, Vanessa Olson. She also leaves four great-grandchildren, Michael and Justin Deaner, Sarah and Amy Grissom. She was a retired employee of the U. S. Government, Farm Service Agency after thirty years of service. She was a member of Bethel Baptist Church in Phenix, Virginia. Her deepest passions were her family, her garden, and her kitchen.
A visitation will be held at Browning-Duffer Funeral Home in Keysville, Virginia, on Monday, January 28, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. A funeral service will be conducted at Bethel Baptist Church in Phenix, Virginia, on Tuesday, January 29, at 11 a.m. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. The Browning-Duffer Funeral Home in Keysville, Virginia, is in charge of arrangements.