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Jones Blackburn Hamlett

December 17, 1924 ~ March 19, 2022 (age 97)

Obituary

Jones Blackburn Hamlett age 97 of Gallatin, TN passed away March 19, 2022. He was born December 17, 1924, in Pulaski, TN to the late Miller Ivo and Eva Duella Hamlett.

Along with Jones’s parents he is preceded in death by wife, Martha Hamlett; son, Don Hamlett; brothers, James Hamlett, Dwayne Hamlett and Edward Hamlett.

Jones is survived by daughter, Dianne Graham, sons, David (Cindy) Hamlett and Darrell (Sheri) Hamlett; grandchildren, Josh Hamlett, Kyle Hamlett, Lindsey Hamlett Eaton and Austin Hamlett; great-grandsons, Donavon Hamlett, Max Hamlett and Wyatt Eaton; daughter-in-law, Nancy Glover (Charlie).

Jones worked for Life of Georgia Insurance for 40 years. He was a man of many talents and trades. He loved to sing and garden. He loved to golf and volunteer as a clown for Shriners Children Hospital. He was a member First Baptist Gallatin on Main, King Solomon Masonic Lodge #6 and Eastern Star. He was active in American Legion Post 17 and many times drove Veterans to the VA Hospital in Nashville, TN. He was also a WWII Navy Soldier.

Jones was influential to all that knew him. He loved and was loved by his family and friends and will be greatly missed.

Funeral service will be held Wednesday, March 23rd at 2:00pm from the chapel of Alexander Funeral Home & Cremation Center with Reverend Mike Corbin and Reverend Travis Fleming officiating. Burial will follow at Crestview Memory Gardens with Mike Hamlett, David Mark Hamlett, Austin Hamlett, Kyle Hamlett, Donavon Hamlett and Josh Hamlett serving as pallbearers. Visitation will be held Tuesday, March 22nd from 4:00pm-7:00pm and Wednesday, March 23rd from 12:00pm until time of service.

In lieu of flowers, family requests donations to be made to Shriners Hospitals for Children, 4400 Clayton Avenue, St. Louis, MO 63110.

Alexander Funeral Home & Cremation Center is in charge of the arrangements. Online condolences may be submitted at alexandergallatin.com. (615) 502-0011. Obit Line (615) 502-0555.

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Services

Visitation
Tuesday
March 22, 2022

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Alexander Funeral Home & Cremation Center
584 Nashville Pike
Gallatin, TN 37066

Visitation
Wednesday
March 23, 2022

12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Alexander Funeral Home and Cremation Center
584 Nashville Pike
Gallatin, TN

Funeral Service
Wednesday
March 23, 2022

2:00 PM
Alexander Funeral Home and Cremation Center
584 Nashville Pike
Gallatin, TN

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