The Valdosta Daily Times
Mrs. Eloise Edwards Hampton was born in Leesburg, Georgia, on October 12, 1942, to the late Jonas Edwards Sr. and Tina “Tiny” Edwards.
The Lord called Eloise unto eternal rest, Sunday, October 27, 2013.
In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband: Lawrence Hampton; one sister: Joan Wiggins; two brothers: Jonas Edwards, Jr. and Eddie Edwards.
Eloise leaves to cherish her memories, seven children: Phyllis Goodloe (Michael), Lindsay Hampton (Coralyn), Linda Hampton, and Michelle Hampton Smith (Kenneth), all of Valdosta, GA, Leslie Hampton of Newark, NJ, Stephanie Carter of Brooklyn, NY and Erica Edgar (Ruel) of Douglasville, GA; three sisters: Mary Ann Nelson (Willie Frank) of Valdosta, GA, Martha Ann Taylor (Ronald) of Dalzell, SC and Betty Jones of Reynoldburg, OH; six sisters in-law: Rosetta Carrington, Annie Lois Flucas, Sharon Edwards, Agatha Hampton, Louise Hampton and Evelyn Hampton; three brothers in-law: John Hampton, Tony Hampton and Marvin Hampton; two aunts: Lucy Mosely of Baltimore, MD, Elvira Edwards Williams of Valdosta, GA; special friends: Erlis Hill, Gerald and Melissa Reynolds, Rose Moore, Carmen Alexander, Dorothy and Garland; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
Funeral service for Mrs. Eloise E. Hampton, of Valdosta, GA, will be held on Saturday, November 2, 2013, at 11 a.m. from the sanctuary of Southside Church of Christ, 1198 Old Statenville Road, Valdosta. Bro. John W. Iverson, Sr., will officiate and interment will follow in the Sunset Hill Cemetery. Public viewing will be today from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Sympathy may be expressed by signing the online registry at www.godfreyfuneralhome.net. — Godfrey Funeral Home, LLC.