Emma M. (Hunt) Hamilton

Emma M. (Hunt) Hamilton, 84, of Poneto, IN, and with family in Huntington, IN, died Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2020, at 5:47 a.m., at Christian Care Retirement Community in Bluffton.

Mrs. Hamilton was a 1954 graduate of Chester Center High School in Wells County. She graduated from Ball State with her Bachelors and Masters. She retired in 1994 from Norwell High School after 24 years of teaching Home Economics. She was a member of the Delta Kappa Gamma, Indiana State Teachers Association (ISTA), Gideons Auxiliary and Southern Wells Community Church.

She was born on February 2, 1936, in Wells County, to Gilbert D. and Nellie L. Tappy Hunt. She married Richard Lee Hamilton on April 11, 1954, in the Keystone United Methodist Church; he preceded her in death on Dec. 24, 2013.

Survivors include two daughters, Deborah (Don) Swartz, of Keystone, and Rebecca (Bruce) Whiteleather, of Huntington Beach, CA; a grandson, Daniel L. (Rebecca) Swartz, of Keystone; a granddaughter, Davina (Daniel) Schnaars, of Huntington; and four great-grandchildren.
 
A private family service will be held on Friday, Nov. 13, 2020, at Walker & Glancy Funeral Home. Interment will be in the Elm Grove Cemetery in Bluffton. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Those in attendance are asked to practice social distancing at the funeral home.
 
Memorials may be made to Gideons Bible International, P.O. Box 517, Bluffton, IN 46714.  
 
Online condolences may be made at glancyfuneralhomes.com.