HAMILTON, Linda M., age 66, of Brooksville, FL, died Friday, September 6, 2013 at Heartland of Brooksville. She was born in Newark, NJ and was a homemaker. She is survived by her husband of 48 years, Walter Hamilton of Brooksville, FL; son and daughter-in-law, Alan Sr., and Angela Hamilton of Sumter County, FL; daughter, Darla Arms of Kodak, TN; brothers, Joe, Billy, Carl and Jack Lake; sisters, Rose Whitehurst, Frances Cook, Edna Blakley and Janet Dennison; 3 grandchildren; and 3 great-grandchildren. Visitation will be 2-4pm Tuesday, September 10, 2013 at the Merritt Funeral Home, Brooksville Chapel where funeral services will be conducted at 11:00am Wednesday, September 11, 2013. Interment will follow at Spring Lake Cemetery.