Homer Alaska - Obituaries

Story last updated at 1:48 PM on Wednesday, April 4, 2012

Adrea Louise Hamrick

Sept. 13, 1980-March 26, 2012

Soldotna resident Adrea Louise Hamrick, 31, died Monday, March 26, 2012, in Soldotna.

Funeral services and a viewing were held April 3, 2012, at Peninsula Memorial Chapel, 5839 Kenai Spur Highway in Kenai. Burial was in the Kenai City Cemetery. Bishop Eric Massey officiated. A gathering followed the burial at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on Forest Street in Kenai.

Adrea was born Sept. 13, 1980, in Soldotna. She attended school through the 10th grade. She enjoyed music, self portraits and hanging out with friends.

Adrea, you are an amazing daughter. You enjoyed being with your friends and you were there when they needed you. We will never forget how much love you spread. You will continue to touch the lives of everyone you knew.We love you and you will be deeply missed.

During her last days in the hospital, she told us that she was in Gods hands. Adrea was not one to judge people and didnt hold grudges. She loved everyone.I love you my darling daughter, her family wrote.

Adrea was preceded in death by her grandpa, Eldon Hamrick Sr. and great-grandma, Ruth Yohey.

She is survived by her mother and father, Lenette and John VinZant Sr., and brothers John VinZant Jr., all of Kasilof; brothers Justin and Brian VinZant, and Sovala Kisena Swearingen, all of Kenai; sister, Michelle Merriman of Soldotna; grandma, Ethel Hamrick of Soldotna; grandparents, Violet and Ray VinZant Sr. of St. Paul, Minn.; and numerous aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.

Arrangements were by Peninsula Memorial Chapel in Kenai.