Barbara Hamilton

Barbara Hamilton, 70, of Mannford, Oklahoma, passed away on Tuesday, Aug. 29, of cardiac arrest while visiting her daughter at the Wyoming Life Resource Center in Lander. There will be no local services held.

Barbara Belle Nettles was born on May 30, 1947, in Salt Lake City, to Frank Wade and Blanche (Schell) Nettles. She grew up in Robertson and graduated from Mountain View High School. She attended Western Wyoming Community College in Rock Springs, where she studied criminal justice.

She was baptized into the Christian faith by Pastor Greg and she was a member of Lake Church in Mannford, Oklahoma. She enjoyed going to church and participating in everything.

She married Kenneth Hugh Hamilton on May 26, 1994, in Langley, Oklahoma. Together they drove a long haul truck for 14 years. They covered all the lower 48 states and into Canada. She had also driven for Cimarron Transportation.

She enjoyed reading, crafts, collecting almost anything, and writing. She wanted to be a writer.

She is survived by her husband of 23 years, Kenneth Hamilton; daughters, Panda Bourelle and husband, Brian of Bishop, California, Dotti Noorda and companion, Myron Pilant of Evanston, Emily Duran of Centerville, Ohio, and Trista Duran of Lander; son, Troy Hamilton of Coweta, Oklahoma; brother, Lyle Nettles and wife, Roxanne of Urie; numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Frank and Blanche Nettles; sons, James Duran and Scott Hamilton; and grandson, Jacob Noorda.

Online condolences may be made to the family at

Arrangements made under the direction of Davis Funeral Home.

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