VIRGINIA ROSEZELLA HOWARD HAMPTON, age 83 of Athens, Tenn. passed away Thursday, Sept. 10, 2020, at her residence. She was a native and lifelong resident of McMinn County, Tenn., daughter of the late Charlie and Martha Moore Howard, and preceded in death by Husband: Luther E. "L. E. Slick" Hampton, Two Sons: Billy Hampton and Mark Hampton. She was a former employee of Alfred's Grocery and Don's Grocery. She was a member of Clay Hill Baptist Church.
Survivors: Two Daughters and Sons-in-law: Janice and Wayne Brazzell of Athens, Tenn., Susie and Jay Vaughn of Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina, Two Sons and Daughter-in-law: Kenny and Jackie Hampton, Luther "Bug" Hampton, Jr. Athens, Tenn., 13 Grandchildren, 23 Great Grandchildren, 1 Great Great Grandchild, several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be 7:00 P.M. Sunday, September 13, 2020 in the Chapel of Laycock-Hobbs Funeral Home with Rev. Nicky Osborne officiating. Interment will be 11:00 A.M. Monday, September 14, 2020 in McMinn Memory Gardens. Active pallbearers Adam Nunley, William Shultz, Glynn Shultz, Jeremie Brazzell, Taylor Shultz, Jacob Hampton, Casey Hampton, and Joey Brazzell. The family will receive friends from 4-7 Sunday in the funeral home. Condolences may be sent to www.laycock-hobbs.com/notices/Virginia-Hampton Laycock-Hobbs Funeral Home, Athens, Tenn. in charge of arrangements.