Mary Katherine Hamilton

Mary Katherine Hamilton, 92, of Blue Springs, died at 1:38 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 8, 2014, at St. Mary’s Manor, Blue Springs.
Mrs. Hamilton was born April 2, 1921 in Richmond,  to John William and Mary Mae (Carter) Lake. She married Sidney A. Hamilton of Richmond April 13, 1942; he preceded her in death March 20, 1994.
Survivors include one son and daughter-in-law, Larry and Karen Hamilton of Richardson, Texas; one brother and sister-in-law, Edward and Dorothy Lake of Richmond; and one granddaughter and her husband, Amy L and James E. Harris.
In addition to her husband and parents she was preceded in death by one brother, J.W. Lake; and one sister, Maxine Spease.
Mrs. Hamilton worked at Safeway as a checker for 35 years before retiring in 1984. She lived in Lexington, before moving to Kansas City, Mo. in 1950. She was a 1939 graduate of Richmond High School.
The family suggests memorial contributions be made to Crossroads Hospice.
Funeral services will be Thursday, Feb. 13,  at 11 a.m. at the Thurman Funeral Home, Richmond. Visitation will be Thursday, Feb. 13, from 10 to 11 a.m. at the Thurman Funeral Home, Richmond. Burial will be at Sunny Slope Cemetery, Richmond.

Thurman Funeral Home, Richmond, is in charge of the arrangements. On-line condolences may be left on our website at

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