Rose Evelyn Hampton - Manila

Wednesday, June 20, 2001

Rose Evelyn Hampton, 79, of Manila, died Monday, June 11, 2001, at her home. Born at Greenfield, she spent much of her life in Pekin, Ill., and had been a Manila resident for the past 23 years. She was the widow of Ed Hampton and was a member of the First United Pentecostal Church in Manila.

She is survived by a son, Larry Hampton of Manila; a daughter, Lisa Hampton Nettles of Manila; three brothers, Eugene Ray of Texas, Roy "Buddy Ray of North Carolina and Junior Hayes of Marked Tree; four sisters, Marie Stallings of Manila, Katherine Bostic of California, Wilma Caluse of Illinois and Inis Lies of Florida; four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by a son, Chuck Hampton.

The funeral was held at 2 p.m. Thursday at the Howard Funeral Service Chapel in Manila with Rev. Robert White officiating. Burial was in Manila Cemetery.