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Barbara Ann (Bogart) Hamilton

May 11, 1955 ~ December 18, 2018 (age 63)

     Barbara Ann Hamilton, 63, Nevada, MO passed away on Monday, December 17, 2018 at Freeman West in Joplin following a lengthy illness.  Barbara was born May 11, 1955 in Sheldon, MO to Homer Leroy and Francis Marie (Lynn) Bogart. She married Rolla Hamilton on August 26, 1993 in Lamar, MO and he preceded her in death on October 12, 2005.

     Barbara grew up in the Sheldon area and attended Sheldon schools. She was a homemaker and mother. After her children were grown she and Rolla owned and operated Grandma and PaPa’s Diner in Nevada for 12 years. Barbara enjoyed being with family, her grandchildren, fishing and camping.

     Survivors include two daughters, Amanda Johnson and her fiancé Jared Sloniker, Nevada, Ashley Hamilton, Nevada; one step-son, John Hamilton and his wife Robbin, Nevada; six grandchildren, Tiffany Newman, Samantha Dale, Charlene Williams, Wyatt Hamilton, Jessica LeAn, Kenneth Johnson; five great-grandchildren; brother, Gary Bogart and his wife Janice, Amarillo, TX.  In addition to her husband Rolla she was preceded in death by her parents, two sisters, Bobby Hagerman, and an infant sister.

     Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, December 22, 2018 at Ferry Funeral Home in Nevada with Robert Wood officiating.  Interment will follow in Marvin Chapel Cemetery. Friends may call now and until the hour of service at the funeral home.

     Memorials are suggested to the family in c/o Ferry Funeral Home.

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