Jewell Marie Hampton


Jewell Marie Legg Hampton, 89, a resident of Falkville Health Center, formerly of Addison, entered into rest on Friday, November 17, 2017 at CRMC.

Jewell was born on August 18, 1928 in Lawrence County, Alabama. She was a graduate of the Class of 1948 of Addison High School and a long-time member of Friendship Baptist Church. She was retired from Prestolite, Inc. of Decatur, where she worked as a time-keeper. Jewell was truly loved by friends in the Addison Community, former co-workers at Prestolite, and staff at Falkville Health Center. She was lovingly known as "Mama Jewell"

Visitation will be held on Sunday, November 19, 2017 from 6-7:30pm at Friendship Baptist Church in the Upshaw Community. Services will be held on Monday at 2pm. Burial will follow in the adjoining cemetery. Brothers Donnie Carroll and Chris Godbee will officiate.

She is survived by her sons, Billy Hampton and his wife Kathy, Harlon Hampton, and Russell Hampton and his wife Sandy; sister, Evalene Price; she was grandmother to 4 grandchildren, Darlon Hampton, Dixie Muzzo, Wesley Hampton and Amy Tucker; and three nephews and one niece.

Jewell was preceded in death by her husband, G.W. "Litt" Hampton; parents, Clarence and Nancy Legg; brothers, Howard, Holland and Chester Legg; and sister, Florene Carroll.

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