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Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Barbara Hampton

Thursday, September 18, 2003

DEXTER - Barbara Ann Hampton, 69, died Sept. 16, 2003, at Three Rivers Healthcare North Campus in Poplar Bluff.

Born Jan. 11, 1934, in Poplar Bluff, daughter of the late W. Leslie and Minnie Thurma Burkeen, she lived in Poplar Bluff and Gatewood for many years before moving to Dexter in November 2002. She was a member of the Pentecostal Church.

On March 18, 1950, at Piggott, Ark., she married Dane Eugene Hampton who preceded her in death on Nov. 17, 1993.

Survivors include: three sons, Larry Hampton of St. Louis and Blane Hampton and Vernon Hampton of Dexter; one daughter, Sondra Pickard of Sparta, Ill.; three brothers, Daniel Ethridge, Ray Ethridge and Joe Ethridge of Poplar Bluff; one sister, Bonnie Mansker of Doniphan; and eight grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

Also preceding her in death were one son, Monte Hampton on Nov. 2, 1993; and two brothers, Alfred Ethridge and Allen Paul Ethridge.

Visitation is from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday at Watkins and Sons Funeral Home in Dexter, where services are scheduled for 10 a.m. Saturday. The Rev. Robert Bentley of Dexter will officiate.

Burial will follow in the Dexter Cemetery.