- Last Updated on 11:20 AM 03/22/12
Mrs. Elva Cunningham Hamlett of Plainfield, N.J., formerly of Halifax County, died March 16, 2012, at Overlook Hospital in Summit, N.J. at the age of 95. Mrs. Hamlett was born in Halifax County on Jun 26, 1916 to the late Mr. Jerry M. Cunningham and Mrs. Mattie Faulkner Cunningham. She was married to the late Mr. Charles Earl Hamlett and was a member of Shiloh Baptist Church in Plainfield, N.J.
Mrs. Hamlett is survived by one sister-in-law, Ms. Dorothy Cunningham of Somerset, N.J.; a spiritual son and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Henry and Louise Hutchinson of Sumter, S.C.; and a host of devoted nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.
Funeral services will be held Friday, March 23, at noon at Mason Chapel Baptist Church. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
The family will receive friends at the church Friday.
Arrangements are by Jeffress Funeral Home, South Boston.