Nancy Hampton, 80


Nancy Ann Smith Hampton, 80, of Thaxton, passed away on Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2013, at her home in Thaxton. She was born in Memphis to Otis Graves and Myrtle Mae Miller Smith. She was a member of Oxford-University United Methodist Church and the Double Circle Sunday School Class. She retired from 35 years of service as an optician for Dr. Fletcher Goode in Covington, Tenn. Services were at 10 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 16, at the Oxford-University United Methodist Church in Oxford with the Rev. Warren Black and the Rev. Clair Dobbs officiating. Graveside service was at 2 p.m. Saturday at Rosemark Cemetery in Rosemark, Tenn., with the Rev. Gail Bruno officiating. Waller Funeral Home of Oxford was in charge. She is survived by her husband, James Roy Hampton of Thaxton; a son, Brent Smith Hampton (Sarah) of Thaxton.  Along with her parents; she was preceded in death by her sister, Betty Horne. Memorials may be made to Oxford-University United Methodist Church, 424 S. 10th St., Oxford, MS 38655 or St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105-1905. To sign an online guestbook, visit