Glenda Elizabeth Gulsby Hamilton

February 9, 2020

Glenda Elizabeth Hamilton passed peacefully on February 7, 2020 at the age of 79.

Glenda was born on April 29, 1940 to Aubrey Cecil (Peck) and Margaret Elizabeth (Pinky) Gulsby. She grew up in the Pensacola and Molino area and even spent some time in Mobile. In 1956, at the age of 16, she met and fell in love with a handsome young man in an Air Force uniform and later married him becoming Mrs. Charles Hamilton. After Charles became ordained to preach, Glenda served as Pastors wife for over 30 years. Over the years she became a mother to five children and then became Nana to 15 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren. Glenda loved music, especially anything by Elvis. Her favorite gospel song was “Turn Your Radio On” and her favorite big band song was “In the Mood” by Glenn Miller.

Glenda’s favorite color was purple and of course anything shiny or sparkly. She had a beautiful alto voice and loved to sing. I’m sure she is singing in heaven’s choir as we speak.

Glenda had been a resident at Specialty Health and Rehab on Pine Forest Road, where she was loved and cared for by the wonderful staff who became a part of our family.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Rev. Charles Hamilton; parents, Aubrey Cecil Gulsby and Margaret Elizabeth White; and half- brother, Jerry Gulsby. Glenda will be greatly missed by her son, Craig Hamilton (Robin), daughter, Dorinda Nelson (Larry), daughter, Alicia Trevino (Ed), daughter, Regina Hamilton, son, Brian Hamilton (Barbie), and half-brothers, Steve Gulsby and Loy Gulsby; half-sister, Donna Watters; 15 grandchildren; 7 great grandchildren.

A visitation will be held on Wednesday, February 12, 2020 at Faith Chapel Funeral Home North from 10:00-11:00 AM. Funeral services will begin at 11:00, with Rev. Charles Mitchell officiating. Burial will be at Morgan Cemetery with Rev. Chip Barbas officiating.

Pallbearers are Nathan Gross, Justin Gross, Loy Gulsby, Kenneth Trevino, Bill Gulsby and Steve Gulsby.

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