Johnnie Hampton Jr.
Johnnie Hampton Jr., 67, of Holly Springs, died Jan. 27, 2019, at Baptist Hospital in Memphis, Tenn. The widower of Leatha Evans Hampton, he was a member of Samuel Chapel MB Church in Ashland. He was a former deacon and member of Everetts Chapel, and a member of the Hampton Singers gospel group. He owned a lawn service.
Services were held at 2:30 p.m. on Feb. 3 at Samuel Chapel MB Church. Rev. Rickey Ball officiated. Burial was in the church cemetery. J.F. Brittenum and Son Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
He leaves eight sons, Jason Bullock and LaMarcus Hampton, both of Ashland, Timothy Hampton of Southaven, Curvan Hampton of Olive Branch, Joel Norton of Blue Mountain, Greg Hodges and Travis Rooks of Holly Springs, Thaddeus Johnson of New Albany; eight daughters, Lorraine Reliford of Ashland, Mary Freeman of New Albany, Sharon Malone and Johnnie Fay Richard, both of Holly Springs, Dianna Humphrey of Saulsbury, Tenn., Elizabeth Hodges of Ashland, Stephanie Holts and Shawanda Richard, both of Potts Camp; five sisters, Brenda Brown, Sarah Hudson, Theresa McKay, all of Ashland, Michelle Roberts of Holly Springs, Brenda Hampton of Ripley; 10 brothers, Lonnie Spencer, Henry Spencer Jr., Walter Hampton, Willie Hampton, Michael Hampton, Darryl Hampton, Sylvester Hampton, Eddie Wayne Hampton, David Hampton, Jerry Lee Hampton, all of Ashland; 46 grandchildren and 18 greatgrandchildren.