Joy Wood Hamilton, age 58, wife of Harold James "Jim" Hamilton, went home to be with her Lord on Monday, March 11, 2013.
Born in North Charleston, SC, she was the daughter of the late Albert Creel and Thelma Wood Creel. Joy was a member of Beth Haven Baptist Church, a Kindergarten teacher for 20 years, and also served on staff at Bob Jones University.
In addition to her husband of 39 years, Joy is survived by a daughter, April Hamilton Howze and husband Keith; a son, Eric Hamilton and wife Rebekah; and three grandchildren, Joshua Howze, Jeffrey Howze, and Avah Hamilton. She was predeceased by a brother, Allen Wood.
The family will receive friends on Thursday, March 14, 2013 from 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM at Cannon Funeral Home - Jones Chapel, 603 West Curtis Street, Simpsonville.
Funeral services will be held on Friday, March 15, 2013 at 10:00 AM at Beth Haven Baptist Church, 721 Neely Ferry Road, Simpsonville, conducted by Rev. Guy Altizer and Rev. Jason Little. A committal service will be held on Friday at 3:30 PM at Carolina Memorial Park in North Charleston, SC.
Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.cannonfunerals.com
Cannon Funeral Home - Jones Chapel, Simpsonville