John Hampton, 87, of Pelsor, died at North Arkansas Regional Medical Center in Harrison, Sunday, Nov. 24 (2019). Visitation is Tuesday, Nov. 26, at Holt Memorial Chapel from 6-8 p.m. Funeral is Wednesday, Nov. 27, at Lurton Assembly of God Church at 1p.m. Pastor Stan Taylor and Pastor Dean Caldwell will officiate. Burial will be in Coleman Cemetery.
He was born at Limestone, Nov. 1, 1932, to the late George and Annie (Dial) Hampton.
John was a member of Lurton Assembly of God Church and a former employee (cook) for 21 years at Con Agra in Russellville. He was also a woodworker and farmer.
He was preceded in death by seven brothers and a sister.
Survivors include his wife, of 64 years, AnnaLee (Campbell) Hampton, of the home; a son, Johnny Hampton, of Russellville; a daughter Patricia Wood, of Pettigrew; a brother, Clyde Hampton, of Pelsor; a sister, Maxine Sexton, of Harrison; four grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers are Jim, Johnny, Luke, Bennie, Lester, and Roger Hampton.
Honorary pallbearers include Dr. Kenneth Collins and Nurse Bethany and his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.