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Obituary For Donna (Granger) Hamiter

  • PublishedDecember 28, 2021

Memorial service for Donna “Meemaw” Hamiter, age 83, of Sulphur Springs, will be held at 2:00 p.m. Thursday, December 23, 2021 at Murray-Orwosky Funeral Chapel with Bro. Bob Williams officiating. There will be no formal visitation. Mrs. Hamiter passed away Sunday, December 19, 2021 at Carriage House Manor.


Donna “Meemaw” Hamiter was born December 6, 1938 to Olen Cleo Granger and Ruby Irene (Spears) Granger in Piedmont, MO. She married Dan Hamiter on August 17, 1983 in Duncanville, TX. Mrs Hamiter was a homemaker and a member of the Church of the Nazarene.

Our mom was the best. She blended two families into one tight-nit family, and she so loved being Meemaw. She was at the birth of nearly every grandchild and loved having her grandkids come and stay in the summertime. She loved the Lord and she loved to sing! If it was your birthday, you could expect a call from her singing Happy Birthday. She loved sweets and was an amazing baker. She made the best pecan pie in the world. Her sense of humor and wittiness kept us laughing all of the time. The memories she gave all of us will be cherished forever. She is survived by her husband, Dan Hamiter; children, April Terrell and husband, Tracy, of Lake Dallas, TX, Keith White and wife, Tohi, of Highlands Ranch, CO, Lara Colby and husband, Adam, of Cumby, TX; sister, Janelle Dayhoff of Bartlesville, OK; step-children, Tyke Hamiter and wife, Dee, of Richardson, TX, Bill Hamiter and wife, Debbie, of Oklahoma City, OK, Deann Lee and husband, Jimmy, of Paris, TX; grandchildren, Collin White and wife, Breanna, Cameron White, Chandler White, Sarah Levings and husband, Scott, Matthew Colby, Whitney Harris and husband, Paul, Leslie Hastings and husband, Alex, Amy Hamiter, Olivia Bennett and husband, Les, Avery Hamiter, Travis Lee; great-grandchildren, Alayna, Layla, and Tyke; and numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Mrs. Hamiter was preceded in death by her parents; first husband, Thomas Roland White; brother, Kenneth Granger; and sister, Marilyn McBride.

Memorials may be made to the American Parkinson’s Disease Association,

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Christian Dicus

Christian Dicus is a Sulphur Springs, Texas native. She currently works as the Director of Operations and Content Strategist for Chad's Media LLC. As well as a photographer and contributing writer for Front Porch News.