Graveside services will be held at 2:00 P.M., Sunday, November 15, 2020 at the Mt. Zion Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery, Mount Zion Road, Buena Vista, Georgia.
Please be mindful that we will adhere to all government recommendations and mandates at all services at this time. We are limiting graveside seating to no more than 10 with masks being strongly encouraged. Other masked attendees are welcomed but will be expected to practice social distancing.
Graveside services are likely to be held on ground that is uneven, which is out of the control of Oglethorpe Funeral Chapel, Inc. We ask that you take this into consideration when choosing footwear, such as shoes with high, thin heels. Please be advised that Oglethorpe Funeral Chapel, Inc. will not be held responsible for injuries at a grave site because of this.
Nathaniel Hamilton Sr. was born April 10, 1942 to Cleve Sr. and Maggie Hamilton. He was preceded in death by one daughter, Theresa Hamilton and six siblings, Willie Hamilton, Ollie Louis Minion, Mildred Perry, Alton Hamilton, Fannie Pearl Germany, Cleve Hamilton Jr. He was employed as a farmer and also a truck driver hauling short logs for Valley Wood for many years. Nathaniel was a kind hearted father and friend to many with a pure heart and he would help anyone. Nathaniel was first married to Dorothy Peeples Hamilton. Following her passing he was blessed to find love once again with Jannie Griffin Hamilton; she also preceded him in death.
He leaves to cherish memories seven children, Margaret Brooks (Donnie), Ellaville, Georgia, Willie Hamilton (Daphne), Nathaniel Hamilton Jr., (Mattie), and Johnny Hamilton (Ramona), Shannon Hamilton (Joe Hayes) all of Ellaville, Georgia, Daphne Pina, Athens, Georgia, Georgia,, Tyrone (Lakisha), Hamilton, Marietta, Georgia; 25 grandchildren; a host of great grandchildren; siblings, Louise Baisden (Eddie), Ellaville, Georgia, Dorothy Thornton (James), Columbus, Georgia, Vera Murray, Buena Vista, Georgia; sisters/brothers-in-law, Fannie May Carter (Leroy) Johnny Griffin (Susie), Alvin Griffin, Willie Griffin all of Jacksonville, Florida, Abraham Griffin who was also a close friend, Mary Linton, Leroy Griffin all of Oglethorpe, Georgia; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends, including a devoted friend Virga Moore.