Shelby Jean Hamilton


Shelby Jean Hamilton, 82, of Cleveland, went home to her loving Savior on Saturday, Aug. 13, 2022.

Shelby was preceded in death by her husband, Bob, the love of her life for 63 years; and her parents, Hobson and Ruby Shaw.

She was a God-fearing woman, who devoted her life to the Lord and her family. She proudly supported The Seekers gospel singing group for 31 years. She was a member of the Clingan Ridge Baptist Church. She enjoyed spending time with her friends at Grasshopper Creek Campground. Shelby was a member of the Eastern Star.

Survivors include her two sons, Billy Hamilton and wife, Tonia, and Mike Hamilton, all of Cleveland and Cheryl Merritt of Ooltewah; three wonderful grandchildren, Josh Hamilton and wife, Brittany, Valerie Manley and husband, Grant, and Christian Hamilton and wife, Cambria; three great-grandchildren who were the light of her life, Sophia, Avery and Emery Hamilton; and a longtime family friend, Alicia Wyatt, who she loved like a daughter.

Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2022, at Companion Funeral Home in Cleveland.

Funeral service to follow. Officiating will be Doug Ingram and Dennis Cagle.

The interment will be at 11 a.m. on Wednesday at Samples Memorial Baptist Church. Pallbearers include Christian Hamilton, Josh Hamilton, Avery Hamilton, Grant Manley, Mike Green, Heath Green and Brandon Ingram.



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