Death of Virtue Hampton Whitted

February 22, 1922 - January 17, 2007
| Age 84

Jazz musician Virtue Hampton Whitted of the Hampton Sisters dead at 84
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Jazz musician Virtue Hampton Whitted, who performed for years as part of the Hampton Sisters act, died Wednesday after a stroke, her son said. She was 84.

She was born in Middletown, Ohio, and as a child began performing in a large family band. She moved to Indianapolis in 1938, and her three sisters formed the Hampton Sisters while their brothers were fighting in World War II.

Whitted became a fixture of the Indianapolis jazz scene and traveled across the country with...

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