Marjorie Barlow Hamilton

Published 11:16 am Thursday, October 31, 2013

Funeral services for Marjorie Barlow Hamilton, will be Friday, Nov. 1 at 2 p.m. at Stringer Family Chapel with burial in Hazlehurst Cemetery.

Visitation will be Thursday from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. at the funeral home. Stringer Family Funeral Home in Hazlehurst is handling arrangements.

Mrs. Hamilton, 76, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2013, at Hardy Wilson Memorial Hospital.

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She was born on Dec. 21, 1936, to Harvey and Etta Jenkins Barlow. She was a successful businesswoman for over 30 years. She opened Cannons Coiffures where she worked as a cosmetologist and also was the owner of Hazlehurst Jewelers. She and Evelyn Hall started Hallmark Realty where she thrived as a real estate agent for years.

She was a lifelong resident of Copiah County and a member of Poplar Springs Baptist Church. She was a devoted mother, wife and grandmother, as well as a caring friend to many. She will be greatly missed by her family and loved ones she leaves behind.

She is preceded in death by her parents, Harvey and Etta Barlow; her brother, Freddie Barlow; granddaughter, April Tompkins Roskowski; great-granddaughter, Kara Leigh Darby and great-grandsons, Gavin O’Bryant Tompkins and Gunner Owen Tompkins.

She is survived by her husband, Harold Wayne Hamilton; sons, Donald Cannon (Regina) and Ronald Garrett Cannon Sr. (Nicki) all of Hazlehurst, and Ronald Garrett Cannon Jr. (Elizabeth) of Clinton; daughter, Marjorie ReneƩ Tompkins of Hazlehurst; grandsons, Robert Gregory Tompkins, Jr. and Hunter Garrett Cannon; granddaughters, Britney Cannon Dickson and Kayla Hudson Cannon; and seven great-grandchildren.