Nelda McLain Hamilton, age 83, of Irving, passed away peacefully after a strong fight with cancer, on Sept 12, 2020, at her niece’s home in Grapevine, TX. Born Dec 14, 1936, in Van Alstyne, TX to the late Joseph (Sam) and Zelma Hill McLain, she grew up in Irving. She married Art Hamilton on June 12, 1958 in Irving. She was a bookkeeper. She was a person who made people feel good after a conversation with her, and she exemplified “Be Kind”. A member of the First Baptist Church of Irving since 1946, she was a member of the Kinkeade Bible Class, and served in church ministries.
Preceded in death by her parents, a brother Joe McLain, and her husband Art, Nelda is survived by nieces and nephews, brothers- and-sisters-in-law, and an aunt and uncle. The funeral was 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, September 16, 2020 at First Baptist Church in Irving. Burial was at Oak Grove Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to First Baptist Church, 403 South Main Street in Irving 75060.