September 15, 2021

Jacqueline Kay Hamlin, 75, of Ewing, Mo., died September 6, 2021 at Blessing Hospital in Quincy, Ill.

Jacqueline was born November 26, 1945 the daughter of Ledrue and Mary Melson.
She loved her husband, daughter, son, daughter-in-law, grandsons and great granddaughter. She was a faithful servant of the Lord, ministering to many. Jacqueline was a member of the First Baptist Church of Ewing being directly involved in Awana’s, Girls In Action and Children’s Ministries. She was a prayer warrior to lots of friends and family.

Jacqueline worked for the United States Postal Service for 30 years and served on the Heartland Resources Board of Directors. Jacqueline was involved in Campers on Mission with her husband spending countless hours helping others in need. She was selfless in her actions when serving the Lord in every respect. She is loved by many and always had a smile on her face. Her mission in life was to serve the Lord and witness to others about his goodness.

Jacqueline was a graduate of Gem City College working for Browers and Bunge before starting at the United States Postal Service. She was active with her husband in auctioneering, always cashiering the sales. She enjoyed her family, reading her Bible, and gardening and camping.

Jacqueline is survived by her husband of 56 years, Lyndell; daughter, Lynnette Huddleston; son, Greg Hamlin; daughter-in-law, Kristie; grandsons, Collin Welch and Brenden Welch; and great granddaughter, Bayleigh Tucker Welch; also her brother, David Melson and wife Donna Melson. She was preceded in death by her parents.

Funeral services were held September 11, 2021 at the First Baptist Church of Ewing, Mo., with Rev. Ted Middleton and Rev. Richard Ulrich officiating. Music provided by Jeana Rahe Houchins, Organist; Linda Robertson, Pianist with congregational hymns: In The Garden, When We All Get To Heaven and What a Friend We Have in Jesus. Pallbearers: David Bradley, Mike McLaughlin, Mark McLaughlin, Andrew Wiskirchen, Tom Stark, Clint Hamlin, Kyle Hamlin, Chris Hamlin, Andrew Stark, Aaron Stark and Austin Stark. Visitation was held September 10, 2021 at the First Baptist Church in Ewing, Mo.

Burial was in Lewistown Cemetery, Lewistown, Mo.
The family suggests memorials be made to the Missouri Baptist Children’s Home in care of Ball-Davis Funeral Home, P.O. Box 273, Ewing, MO 63440.

Online condolences may be left at www.davis-fh.com