Ann Hollingsworth Hamilton, 75, of Statesboro, GA, passed away on Thursday,
September 1, 2022.
She was born February 6, 1947 in Hueytown, AL to Ray Hamilton of Woodstock and
Evelyn Jones Hamilton of Bessemer, AL.
Ann joined the faculty at Georgia Southern in 1992 and served as an Associate Dean of the
Library. While at Georgia Southern, Ann received numerous honors and titles due to her
commitment and dedication to the American Library Association and numerous other library
associations. She served as President of the Southeastern Library Association, as well as President
of the Georgia Library Association and was recognized in Who’s Who of American Women, 2005,
Who’s Who in the World, 2008 and Who’s Who in America, 2008. Ann received numerous honors
and recognition during her tenure.
Ann was also an international traveler. She enjoyed trips to South Africa, Peru, Scotland,
England, Alaska, and India with assorted friends and family.
Ann’s greatest joy was her family as shown by her total commitment to them as exhibited
by her support of their annual family reunion.
Ann is survived by first cousins, Jack Griffin, Ken Hart, Linda Waldrup, Peggy Jones,
Lynne Jones Haakinson, Doris Jones Arwood, Harriett Jones, Philip Jones, Steven Coleman, Susan
Coleman Fox and David Coleman, as well as many second and third cousins.
A memorial service will be held at Trinity Episcopal Church, Statesboro, GA, on
September 24, 2022 at 11:00 a.m.
In lieu of flowers the family ask for donations to the Trinity Episcopal Church or any
charity of your choice.
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Janie and Mike Heath
Ann was so special to our family. She was an inspiration for GA academic leaders to inspire learning and embrace library sciences! Her love for literature and travel and family will always be remembered!