for Zelma Ruth Hampton, 87, of Lubbock will be at
Saturday at Sanders Funeral Home Memorial Chapel with the Rev. Clifton F. Igo
officiating and the Rev. Kurtis Gaddy assisting.
Burial will be in PeacefulGardensMemorial Park under the direction
of Sanders Funeral Home.
She died Thursday, Jan. 6, 2000, in LakesideRehabilitationCenter in Lubbock.
She was born June 19, 1912, in BosqueCounty. She married Grover
Edward Hampton on Nov. 20, 1937, in Panhandle. He died
March 28, 1981. They moved to the Lubbock community in 1940
and farmed for several years in the Slide community. She worked in the home
health care field and volunteered as a teacher's aide at ChrisHarwellElementary School for many years. She
was a member of the SouthsideBaptistChurch and attended SouthcrestBaptistChurch.
Survivors include a daughter, Minnie Ruth Gaddy of Lubbock; a son, J.E. Irving
of Burleson; three sisters, Jo Dobbs of Coleman, Johnnie Murphy of Mineral
Wells and Janice Borges of Tracy, Calif.; eight
grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; and 29 great-great-grandchildren.