Mary "Beth" Ford Hamilton, a resident of Klamath Falls, Ore., died Dec. 8, 2012, at the age of 88.
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A funeral service will be 1 p.m. Friday at O'Hair Funeral Chapel. Interment will follow at Klamath Memorial Park. Visitation will be Thursday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Mary was born March 31, 1924, in Hildebrand, Ore., to Orval and Ruth (Lull) Smyth, the oldest of eight children. She was married to Corbyn R. Pomeroy in September 1941 and later divorced. She married Charles Ford Sr. in January 1947. He preceded her in death in 1991. Mary "B" married William Hamilton in June 1997. He preceded her in death in October 2004.
She was a member of DAR (Eulalona Chapter), American Legion, Veterans of Foreign Wars, Society of Mayflower, Square Dance Club, and the NRA, and Women of the Moose. She very much enjoyed square dancing and genealogy.
Survivors include her four children Rochelle Dailey, Corbyn Pomeroy, Charles Ford, and James Ford; 14 grandchildren; 27 great-grandchildren; 14 great-great-grandchildren; siblings Helen Schreiner of Klamath Falls, Clara Houck of Union, Ore., and Edward Smyth of North Bend, Ore., numerous nieces and nephews; and many friends.
In addition to her husbands, she was preceded in death by three sisters and one brother.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be sent to Klamath County Search and Rescue c/o Klamath County Sheriff's Office, 3300 Vandenberg Road, Klamath Falls, OR 97603.
Published in Herald And News on Dec. 11, 2012