Ella Eloise (Lois) Jordan Hamlett, 64, died July 30, 2004. She was born Dec. 11, 1939 in Tolleson, Ariz.
Her family was her life, along with her animals: two dogs, five cats, four birds and a pond full of goldfish. She worked in the Washington and Creighton school districts for 26 years. She will be dearly missed by her family and friends.
She is survived by her loving and devoted husband of 48 years, Joseph Howard Hamlett; children: Linda Lois Bragg and her partner, Frank Seleey; Connie Gayle (Bill) Smith, and Bryan Daniel Hamlett; grandchildren: Jason Bragg, Joseph Bragg, Jeffrey Bragg, Randall Lewis, Jennifer Lewis, Jessica Smith, Rebecca Smith and William Smith, Jr.; two sisters: Donna Hight and Ruth (Tom) McKisson of Phoenix; and many nieces, nephews, cousins and aunts.
She was preceded in death by two daughters: Susan Gail Hamlett and Cheryl Kay Lewis.
Donations can be made to RTA Hospice, 511 S. Mud Springs Road, Payson, AZ 85541.
Arrangements were handled by Messinger Payson Funeral Home.