Nina Brown Hamilton died peacefully on Sunday, April 22 2018 in her home at the age of 103. Nina was born in Uxbridge, England where she grew up playing tennis. She traveled to America in August of 1939 to participate in the Wightman Cup Matches. When the war broke out in Great Britain she was stranded in the U.S. She met Everett R. Hamilton while working in Scottsdale, Arizona, and they were married in 1941. While raising 4 children she stayed involved with tennis. She became president of the St. Louis Tennis Patrons Foundation, a fund-raising organization dedicated to junior tennis development. She also became the first woman President of the St. Louis District Tennis Association. She was inducted into the St. Louis Tennis Hall of Fame on May 1, 1993. Nina is survived by her sons, Barry, Keith, and Ron Hamilton and by her daughter Nina H. Langenberg. She is also survived by her 9 grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren, and 2 great, great-grandchildren.
Private Family Service
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s association (9370 Olive Blvd, MO 63132) or the Disabled American Veterans (P.O. Box 14301 Cincinnati, Ohio 45250-0301).