Carolyn Joyce Shreffler Hamilton


Carolyn Joyce Shreffler Hamilton
Carolyn Joyce Shreffler Hamilton

Carolyn Joyce Shreffler Hamilton, 79, of Amarillo, TX passed away on October 29, 2022.

Carolyn was born as the only child to Neva and Gerald Shreffler in Franklin, PA on November 17, 1942.  She moved to Jal, NM in 1956, and graduated from Jal High School in 1960.  Later, moved to Seminole, TX in 1972 as owner of White’s Auto Store, then moved to Amarillo, TX in 1995 to manage the Clairmont Retirement Community.  In 1997 Carolyn was parttime Manager of Sisters By Heart Gift Shop owned by her daughter Tanya Cordes and enjoyed spending her time with her grandchildren.   Carolyn also loved making crafts, scrapbooking, and spending time with family.  She will always be remembered by her witty sense of humor and contagious laugh.

She was preceded in death by her parents Gerald and Neva Shreffler of Jal, NM.  Survivors include her daughter Tanya Lynne Cordes and spouse David Cordes, of Amarillo, TX, daughter Teria Leigh Bradford and spouse Bryan Bradford of Garland, TX, and four grandchildren, Shawntee Bradford Neie of Little Elm, TX, Caleb Chase Cordes of Los Angeles, CA, Haleigh Brianna Kyung Bradford of Plano, TX, and Calynne Grace Cordes of Abilene, TX.

Graveside services will be at 11:00 A.M., Saturday, November 5, 2022, in the Kermit Cemetery in Kermit, TX. Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors, 2800 Paramount Blvd., Amarillo, TX.

In lieu of flowers and plants, please send donations in memory of Carolyn J. Hamilton to Meals on Wheels, 7550 Outlook Dr., Amarillo, TX 79106.

The family will receive friends from 6:00 P.M. – 7:00 P.M., Tuesday, November 1, 2022, at Boxwell Brothers Funeral Home.

5 Replies to “Carolyn Joyce Shreffler Hamilton”

  1. As a Meals on Wheels volunteer, for the last couple of years we always looked forward to Friday visits with Mrs Hamilton & Bella…always engaged, sharp as a tack, and a highlight of our week! She will be missed…

  2. My heartfelt condolences to all of you. ❤️🙏Carolyn was a wonderful friend and another ‘mom’ to me while we lived down the street in Seminole. I know she loved you girls more than life itself! Sending love, prayers, and tight hugs for all of you~

  3. Dear Cordes Family,
    What an incredible loss. I am so sorry.
    Carolyn was so much fun to visit with. Her laughter was in fact contagious! She so loved and spoiled her two girls until the grandkids arrived 😉.
    Family was everything to your sweet momma. Take good care of each other.
    Love you,

  4. Dear family, losing a mom is one of the most difficult things we experience in this life. Please know our family is grieving along with you and praying for you all to have comfort in knowing she is not suffering or in pain anymore.

    Our Deepest Sympathy,
    Barry & Pamela (Shreffler) Cole Family

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