Wednesday, June 24, 2009

MRS. GERTHIE L. HAMPTON, age 72, of L.M. Thomas, Jr. Road, Summerville, Georgia passed away Wednesday (June 24, 2009) in a Dalton, Georgia hospital following a sudden attack. A native of Jackson County, Alabama.  She was born to the late George Alvin and Ethel Golf Cooper on December 6, 1936. Mrs. Hampton was a member of the Ark of Faith Holiness Church and was retired from the tufting department of Aladdin Carpet. She was predeceased by siblings Ruby Peterman, Billy Cooper, Leonard Cooper, and George Alvin Cooper and step son-James Paul Hampton.

Surviving are her husband, James Hampton; son and daughter-in-law, James Leon and Vickie Ann Hampton of Summerville; sister, Emma McDonald; brothers, Raymond Cooper and James R. Cooper all of Summerville; grandchildren, James B. Hampton, Tabatha Hampton, and Christopher Hampton; four Great Grandchildren; five Nieces, nine Nephews, several Great Nieces and Great Nephews also survive.

Funeral services will be held Sunday (June 28th) at 1:30 P.M. from the Ark of Faith Holiness Church with Pastor Lamar Rich officiating, interment in Lyerly Cemetery. Active Pallbearers Stacy Spencer, James Riddle, J. D. Riddle, Kenneth Cooper, Arly Timmons, Kenny Cooper, and Cody Parker. Mrs. Hampton will be in state at her residence #371 L.M. Thomas, Jr. Road-Summerville after 5:00 P.M. Friday.

Earle Rainwater Funeral Home in charge of arrangements