|Birth: ||Mar. 9, 1889|
|Death: ||Jan. 28, 1948|
John C. Hampton Died Wednesday; Funeral Friday --
Funeral services will be conducted at 2 o'clock Friday afternoon at the Higgins Funeral Home for John Calvin Hampton, 59, prominent tobacco grower and farmer of the Mulberry community, who died Wednesday morning at the Lincoln County Hospital.
Mr. Hampton had suffered a heart attack about December 15 from which he never fully recovered.
The services will be conducted by the Rev. Joe Wells, pastor of the Mulberry Missionary Baptist Church, and Elder R. A. Largen, with burial in the Rose Hill Cemetery here.
Mr. Hampton was one of the largest and most-prominent farmers and business men of this county. For approximately ten years, he served as president of the Lincoln County Farm Bureau, and was active in the organization of the first tobacco warehouses here, serving as stockholder and manager of the Lincoln Loose Warehouse since its opening. He retired last fall bacause of other interests. He was one of the largest growers of livestock and tobacco in Lincoln County.
He was a member of the Mulberry Missionary Baptist Church. Mr. Hampton took an active role in its deeds and was prominent in the maintenance of the Mulberry Cemetery. He was the son of the late P. H. and Ella Solomon Hampton and was a native of this county.
Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Jessie Conger Hampton; two daughters, Mrs. Charles S. Ramsey of Viola, Tennessee, and Mrs. George W. Warner of Waterbury, Connecticut; one brother, Matt Hampton of Nashville; and two grandsons, John Holcomb and Burton Ramsey, both of Viola.
Lincoln County News
Thursday, January 29, 1948
Jessie Bealle Conger Hampton (1893 - 1977)*
Dorothy Hampton Doering (1913 - 1985)*
Jean Bealle Hampton Ramsey (1914 - 1985)*
Rose Hill Cemetery
Created by: Bill Powers
Record added: Apr 18, 2012
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