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Eddie Ruth Hampton

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Hampton Eddie Ruth Hampton, 88, born September 4, 1928 in Holly Grove, Arkansas, passed away April 28, 2017. As a young adult, she relocated with her siblings to Columbus, Ohio, where she was a faithful member of Trinity Baptist Church and retired from OSU Hospitals. She is preceded in death by her son Oliver Eugene Hampton, parents Palmore and Willie Mae Hampton, sisters Mildred Bell, Alma Stratton, and Sue Bennett, and brothers Hiram Hampton, Charles Hampton and John Hampton. Those who remain to cherish memories of Eddie Ruth include her daughter, Eve (John) Bowen of Washington; sisters, Selma Buford and Otis Marie Hampton; grandchildren, LeDree Eulin Martin and Oliver Eugene Hampton, Jr.; great grandchildren, Oliver Holt and Oliviyah Hampton; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Memorial Celebration 11 a.m. Monday, May 8, 2017 at Trinity Baptist Church, 461 St. Clair Ave., where her family will receive friends from 10 a.m. until the start of service. Rev. Dr. Victor M. Davis, officiating. Arrangements entrusted to DIEHL-WHITTAKER FUNERAL SERVICE, 720 E. Long St. To express condolences to the Hampton family, please visit Eddie Ruth's online memory book at www.diehl-whittaker.com/obits

Published in The Columbus Dispatch on May 7, 2017
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