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Josephine "Josie" Ann Vigil Hamaker

of Little Rock, AR, 1940 - 2022

JOSEPHINE "JOSIE" ANN VIGIL HAMAKER, 82, of Little Rock, Arkansas passed away on Saturday, September 17, 2022 at Harding Place in Searcy, Ark.
Mrs. Hamaker was born on May 23, 1940, in Santa Fe, N.M., to Raymond George Vigil and Mary Virginia Griego Vigil.
She was a member of Little Rock West Assembly of God, formerly known as Maumelle Assembly of God, for 51 years. She retired from AT&T where she had worked for over 30 years.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband of 64 years, Leroy "Larry" Hamaker; her brother, George Vigil; her sisters, Mary "Carrie" Vigil Rodrigues and Sarita Vigil Oliveira; granddaughter, Lindsay Thomasson Bracken and great-grandson, Quentin Bracken.
She is survived by her sister, Consuelo Moran; her brother, Leo (Sophie) Vigil; her daughters, Vicky (Cecil) Watts and Denise (Mark) Thomasson; grandchildren Brian (Nikki) Watts, Nicole Watts Alexander, Courtney (Andrew) Shaffer, Kelsey Thomasson, and James Bracken; great-grandchildren Elijah Bracken, Grayson Bracken, Aiden Watts, Gavin Watts, William Alexander, Lewis Alexander, and Jude Shaffer.
Visitation will be Wednesday, September 28, 2022, at Little Rock West Assembly of God, from 6-8 p.m. Funeral will be 10 a.m., Thursday at the church. Burial will follow at Pinecrest Memorial Park.
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Published September 24, 2022

Griffin Leggett Healey & Roth
5800 West 12th Street, Little Rock, AR
Phone: 501-661-9111