Alma Hamlin, 88, of Guntersville, passed away on August 26th, 2021, in Orange Beach, AL. Marshall Memorial Funeral Home is handling the arrangements. Funeral Mass will be Monday August 30th, 2021, at 11:00 am at St William Catholic Church in Guntersville. Father Thomas Woods will officiate.
She was preceded in death by her husband Herbert Hamlin; her parents Edward and Catherine Groneck; and sister Mary Helen Burdett.
Alma was born in Kentucky in 1932, she was the oldest of 7 children born to Edward and Catherine Groneck. She grew up in Newport, KY, where she attended Corpus Christi Catholic School through the 8th grade, then she graduated from Academy of Notre Dame of Providence in Newport, KY.
She was a great athlete, and she was playing in a softball league when she met her future husband, Herbert. She was an avid sportsperson who played basketball, softball and she was a fantastic bowler. She won Alabama Senior Bowler twice. She raised her children to love sports and they all played multiple sports.
Alma is survived by her children: Susan Clark and her husband Richard; Nancy Selvage and “Saint” Craig; Jim Hamlin and his wife Jodi; Donald Hamlin and his wife Denise; Toni Fillmore and her husband Daryl; Laura Clark and her husband Jeff; Roger Hamlin and his wife Elizabeth; Russell Hamlin and his wife Cherie and Christopher Hamlin; her many grandchildren and many great grandchildren; her brothers and sisters: Frank Groneck; James Groneck; Ellen Gabriel; Edward Groneck and Steve Groneck.
The family will receive friends from 10:00 on Monday until the start of the service at St William Catholic Church.
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