Whitesburg KY

Mrs. Hampton succumbs at 83

Emma Pauline Hampton, 83, of Blackey, died October 12 at the University of Kentucky Medical Center in Lexington.

A daughter of the late Wendell H. and Maggie Sorrells Brown, she was the widow of James Hampton and a grandmother of the late Larry Trevis Hampton.

Surviving are a son, Larry Hampton of Pikeville; a daughter, Diane Holcomb of Isom; two sisters, Christine Whitaker and Irene Pratt, both of Blackey; three grandchildren, Melanie Smith, Brandon Holcomb and Kevin Holcomb; a step-grandchild, Michael Cornett II; and three greatgrandchildren, Willy Jo Smith, Larry Chase Smith and Avery Cornett.

Funeral services were held October 15 at Letcher Funeral Home in Whitesburg. Burial was in the Brown-Sorrells Cemetery at Blackey.

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