Marilyn Hamlett, 80, of Cabot died Wednesday, June 13, 2012. She was born Jan. 29, 1932, in Banner to James Clyde and Robbie Doris Martin.

She enjoyed cheering on her nephew, Mark Martin, at his NASCAR races. She worked many years as a bookkeeper for Mississippi Public Health Department. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Cabot and was involved in Contact Ministries of Mississippi.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Arthur Coleman Hamlett; her parents; and a brother, Julian Martin.

Survivors include her children, James Arthur Hamlett of Atlanta, Michael Martin Hamlett and wife Linda of Madison, Miss., and Robin Hamlett Dillon and husband Richard of Cabot; five grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

A funeral was held Saturday, June 16, 2012 at Moore’s Cabot Funeral Home with the Rev. Greg Hooper officiating. Burial was in Mount Zion Cemetery in Banner.

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