Wanda Lee Wadkins Hamilton, age 85, of Vandervoort, Arkansas passed away Thursdany, May 13, 2021 in Texarkana, Texas. She was born February 6, 1936 in Vandervoort, Arkansas to Charles Addison Wadkins and Gladys Lee Hunter Wadkins. Wanda was united in marriage to David Leland “Lee” Hamilton until his passing in 2008.

Wanda was a United Methodist Minister, lifelong book reader, and a loving wife and mother. She loved a good story. She will be missed.

Wanda is survived by her daughter, Holly Lee Hamilton; as well as numerous Hamilton and Bolser family on her husband's side. She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband.

Funeral service will be Thursday, May 20, 2021 at 2:00 p.m. at the Beasley-Wood Funeral Home. Interment will follow in the Center Cemetery in Hartley, Arkansas under the direction of the Beasley-Wood Funeral Home.

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5-17-21 4:28 p.m. KAWX.ORG


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