The Commercial-News, Danville, IL


January 18, 2013

Willinore L. Hamilton

DANVILLE — Willinore L. Hamilton, 92, of Danville, left this world full of faith and entered into Heaven to be with our heavenly Father at 10:45 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2013.

Willinore was born in Sidell on Easter Sunday, April 4, 1920, to Wilbur and Pearl (Eubanks) Shutt.

Willinore is survived by her daughter, Sharon Huffman; her son, Jim (Barb) Hamilton; grandchildren, Michelle (Joe) McClintock, Laura Perry, Tony (Faith) Huffman, Heather (Jeff) Massey and Kellen (Shawn) Smith; and many great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.

Her parents, husband and one great-grandson, Tommy Lee Hume, went to be with the Lord before her.

She was a member of St. James United Methodist Church for 80 years. She taught typing at Danville Institute of Business.

Willinore enjoyed every moment of her service to our Lord and to her community. She was a Welcome Wagon hostess for 30 years and a Faith in Action volunteer for 15 years. She also did volunteer work for Lakeview and St. Elizabeth hospitals. She was active with CRIS and the Red Cross. Willinore will be missed by her family and friends.

Willinore wanted to give a special thanks to her primary caregivers, Anthony Huffman, Susan Skoog and Sandy Draper. She also wanted to thank Dr. Ronald Serfoss for his selfless service.

A celebration of Willinore’s life will begin at 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 19, at St. James United Methodist Church. Visitation will be noon-2 p.m. prior to the service. Burial will take place at Spring Hill Cemetery.

Memorials can be made in Willinore’s name to St. James United Methodist Church.

Please join her family in sharing photos, videos and memories of her through her Tribute Wall at

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