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“TO THE HAMPTON FAMILY, YOU WILL MISS YOUR MOTHER, BUT YOU WILL ALSO TAKE COMFORT KNOWING SHE IS WITH OUR LORD AND SAVIOR JESUS CHRISR, SINGING IN HIS...Read More »
1 of 10 | Posted by: JANE MIZE

“Thank you all for the thoughtfull words. We will all miss our mother and I know that dad will miss her just as much. She is no longer struggling to...Read More »
2 of 10 | Posted by: Linda Hampton-Dixon

“Just a few words to let you know you are all in our thoughts and prayers. Cherish all your memories. Kendall & Tonya Hampton ”
3 of 10 | Posted by: kendall&tonya hampton

“just to let you all know that you are in our prayers and thoughts. may god be with you during this time of loss. i know it is really hard to let them...Read More »
4 of 10 | Posted by: steve and rhonda hampton

“Dear Hampton Family, I send you my deepest sympathy. I thought a great deal of Linda Hampton. We were neighbors since I was 14 years old. I grew up...Read More »
5 of 10 | Posted by: Angela Koster

“LUKE AND THE HAMPTON FAMILY, I AM SO SORRY TO HEAR LINDA HAS PAST AWAY. EVEN AS WE KNOW SHE HAS GONE TO A BETTER PLACE,IT IS STILL A BIG LOSS. MAY...Read More »
6 of 10 | Posted by: David Dalrymple

“To the Hampton family, we are so sorry to hear of your loss.Words can't help your sadness but prayers from your friends, and family can help you...Read More »
7 of 10 | Posted by: James brooks

“My condolences to Linda's family. My prayers will be with your family at this time.. May the Lord hold your hearts in his hands while you are...Read More »
8 of 10 | Posted by: Sherry (Allen) Whitaker

“To the Hampton Family, One moment Linda took her last struggling breath on earth and the next moment she began her glorius new life in heaven where...Read More »
9 of 10 | Posted by: John Robert and Bert Binz

“JUNIOR, AND FAMILY. JUST WANTED TO SEND A NOTE TO TELL YOU MY HEART GOES OUT TO ALL OF YOU. MAY YOUR SPECIAL MEMORIES REMAIN WITH YOU ALWAYS. I AM...Read More »
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Linda Hampton, 61, a resident of Dover, died Friday, January 15, 2010, at Saint Edward Mercy Medical Center in Fort Smith.

She was born December 9, 1948, at Kansas City, Missouri to David Nelson and Gloria Gertrude Pruitt White. She was a former employee of Tyson Foods and attended the Lurton Assembly of God. She enjoyed drawing, painting, camping, hunting, and fishing, and was preceded in death by her parents; her step-father, Hartzel Bowden; and her grandmother, Gertrude Pruitt.

Survivors include her husband of 44 years, Floyd Junior Hampton of Dover; three sons and daughters-in-law, Floyd David and Carla Hampton, Samuel Luke and Sheila Hampton, and Mark Lee and Carrie Hampton, all of Dover; a daughter and son-in-law, Linda Susan Hampton Dixon and Adam Dixon of Colorado Springs, Colorado; a brother, David White of Fort Smith; 11 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren with one on the way.

The funeral will be held at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, January 20, 2010, at the First Assembly of God at Dover with the Rev. Jerry Patton and the Rev. Mike Norberg officiating. Burial will be in Coleman Cemetery near Pelsor under the direction of Shinn Funeral Service.

Active pallbearers will be Jim Hampton, Devin Schluterman, Lester Hampton, Ricky Williams, Johnny Hampton, and Bennie Hampton. Honorary pallbearers will be Luke Scarborough, Josh Hampton, Jeremiah Denniston, Tim Preston, and Adam Dixon.

Visitation is 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday at the funeral home.

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