Linda J. Hamilton, 67, of Salem, passed away on Thursday, April 1, 2010 at Salem Community Hospital. Linda was born in Jewett on Oct. 18, 1942 the daughter of the late Floyd and Eugenia (Dennis) Bates. A funeral service will be held on Saturday, April 3, 2010 at 11 a.m. at Brown Funeral Home in Salem with Chaplain Ross Jackson officiating. Friends may call at the funeral home on Saturday from 9:30 a.m. until the time of the service. Burial will take place in Hope Cemetery in Salem. A full obituary will appear in the next edition of the Harrison News-Herald.