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Geneva Lynette Slaten Hamilton, 84, of Dumas, passed away at McGehee on October 17, 2015.

She was an employee of Merchants and Farmers Bank for 23 years, a member of Northside Baptist Church and Eastern Star.

Mrs. Hamilton was born July 24, 1931 and was the daughter of the late Loy and Faye Slaten.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her first husband, Harold Gilbert and a brother, Lonnie Slaten.

Survivors are her husband, Elmer Hamilton; a son, Ron Gilbert (Julie) of Mentone, California; two daughters, Polly Gilbert Irons of Monticello and Laura Gilbert Ellis of Monticello; two step daughters, Christie Hamilton of Pickens and Sandy Daniels of Jennie; three brothers, Harold (Sandra) Slaten of Dumas, Leon Slaten of Tampa, Florida and Buster (Marianna) of Auburn, Alabama; a sister, Martha Pendergrass of McGehee; four grandchildren and six great grandchildren.

Visitation is October 19 from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. at Griffin Funeral Home in Dumas.

Funeral services will be held on October 20 at 2 p.m. at the funeral home with Rev. Bob Brown officiating. Burial will be at the Walnut Lake Cemetery.