Ruth M. Hampton
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KANNAPOLIS - Ruth Eula Montooth Hampton, 95, died Monday, Oct. 29, 2012, at Liberty Commons in Salisbury, where she resided. She was formerly a Kannapolis resident.
Born Sept. 23, 1917, in Newport, Tenn., Mrs. Hampton was a daughter of the late Oscar and Siddie Lena Burnette Montooth. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Howard (Hoot) Lee Hampton; four sisters; and a brother.
Mrs. Hampton was a self-employed hair stylist and was owner and operator of Center Beauty Salon in Kannapolis. She was a member of First Assembly Church in Concord, was a good Christian lady, serving God for many years.
She is survived by a son, Larry Wayne Hampton and wife Marcelene of Kernersville; a daughter, Pat Hampton Leebrick and husband Chris of Kannapolis; a grandson, Tracy Hampton and wife Chrissy; a granddaughter, Lisa Hampton Carawan and husband Jay; five great-grandchildren, Matthew and William Hampton and Savannah, Cole and Sophia Carawan.
Service and Visitation: Funeral services for Mrs. Hampton will be 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 3 at Whitley's Funeral Home with Rev. Tom Whidden officiating. Burial will follow at Carolina Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday prior to the services at the funeral home.
Online condolences may be left at www.whitleysfuneralhome
Published in Salisbury Post on Nov. 2, 2012