Peggy Joyce Wells Hampton, age 78, and the widow of John Colby Hampton, passed away, Sunday, March 11, 2018 in Georgetown, Kentucky. She was born August 14, 1939 in Lexington, Kentucky to the late Martin B. and Ada Tudor Wells. Peggy was a member of Newtown Christian Church. She graduated from Scott County High School in 1957 and was involved in the planning process of class reunions. Peggy was a former employee of Scott County Pharmacy and retired from CVS. She enjoyed cooking and spending time with family and friends. Peggy is survived by her sons, John Martin "Marty" (Debra) Hampton of Louisville, Kentucky, Alan Blaine (Kathie) Hampton, James Gregory "Greg" (Angie) Hampton and Tony (Erin) Hampton, all of Georgetown, Kentucky; grandchildren, Dr. Lauren Hampton (Dr. Steve Furlow), Michael Hampton, Ragen Hampton, Devin Hampton, Shane Hampton, Payton Hampton, Courtney Hampton, Luke Hampton, Courtney Harris, Kaylie Connors and Dalton Clark, two great grandchildren: Lily Furlow, Ethan Furlow. Peggy was preceded in death by brother, Bobby Martin Wells and sister, Betty Cline. The family would like to give special thanks to the staff of Dover Manor. Visitation will be Wednesday, March 14, 2018, from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm at Tucker, Yocum, and Wilson Funeral Home. Peggy's service will be 1:00 pm, Thursday at the funeral home with Rev. Bob Franz and Rev. Chester Palmer officiating. Burial will follow the service at Georgetown Cemetery with pallbearers being Michael Hampton, Shane Hampton, Devin Hampton, Robert Tackett, Rick Hampton and Dustin Smith, and honorary pallbearers will be Luke Hampton, Rick Faust, Steve Faust, Terry Wells, and Robbie Wells. In lieu of flowers the family has requested memorials to be made to Bluegrass Hospice Care, 1317 US HWY 62E, Cynthiana, KY 41031. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.tuckeryocumwilson.com
Published by Lexington Herald-Leader on Mar. 13, 2018.