Vineta Young Hamilton, 90 of Springfield, passed away on January 22, 2023.

She met Wayne Hamilton on a blind date and was married on May 26, 1950. They shared 52 years together until his passing in 2002. Wanda Heagerty, new deceased, when she was living in Aurora, Mo., and surviving friend Hope Snedden.

Vineta is also survived and will be missed by her 3 children and their spouses, Marilyn Bossing and Lyndle, Steve Hamilton, and Cindy and Tim Hamilton and Donna. 4 grandchildren, William Knight and wife Sarah, Stefanie Flock and husband John, Zachary Hamilton and wife Beth and Tyler Hamilton. 4 great grandchildren, Mason, Cassidy, and Lauren Knight and Eloise Hamilton.

A private family service will be held at Greenlawn Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers, please make a memory donation to Grand Oaks Mission in Springfield, Mo.