Funeral services for Mr. Henry M. "Red" Hampton 88, of
Gainesboro, TN, will be held at 2 P.M. on Sunday, June 24,
2018, at Anderson - Upper Cumberland Funeral Home in
Gainesboro, TN. Burial will follow in the Pharris Cemetery in the
McCoinsville community of Jackson County, TN.
The family will receive friends on Saturday from 3 - 7 P.M.
and on Sunday from noon until time of services.
He passed away on Wednesday, June 20, 2018, at Cookeville
Regional Medical Center in Cookeville, TN.
He was born July 17, 1929, in West Frankfort, Illinois, to the
late Fred. E. Hampton and Ruby Jane Hampton. On March 14,
1950 he was married to the late Leatrice Joy Hampton, who
passed away on August 10, 2009. He was an electrician. He
loved being the candy man. He served in the U.S. Army during
the Korean conflict. He was a member of the Church of God of
In addition to his wife and parents, he was preceded in death
by 1 Daughter: Brenda Hampton Golden; 1 Brother: Bill
Hampton; and 2 Sisters: Bonnie Hampton and Imogene
Survivors include 2 Daughters: Debra (William) Nielson of
Cary, IL and Wende Spivey of Gainesboro, TN; 5
Grandchildren; 10 Great-Grandchildren; 4
Great-Great-Grandchildren and 1 Sister: Rose Newman
of West Frankfort, IL. Other relatives and friends also survive.
Bro. Jimmy Anderson will officiate at the services.
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