Doris Lee Lambert Hampton, age 97, passed away on Tuesday May 29, 2012 at Christian Care Center of Johnson City.
A native of Avery County, she was born May 11, 1915 a daughter of the late Eston and Carmie Sturgill Lambert.
She was a member of the First Nazarene Church in Elizabethton, TN.
Doris graduated from Newland High School, attended Appalachian State Teachers College and graduated from Crossnore Business School.
She retired as Director of Admission from Jess Parrish Memorial Hospital in Titusville, FL.
Doris enjoyed reading, crocheting and gardening.
Along with her parents, Doris was preceded in death by her: husband, Clifford Brown Hampton; grandson, Mark Godby; sisters, Florence Easterling, June Henson, Eileen Smith; brother, Charles Lambert.
Doris has left to cherish her memory her: daughters, Linda Sease and husband Wendell of Clemson, SC., Merry Frances Plant and husband Carl of East Palatka, FL.; sons, Jim Hampton and wife Judy of Elizabethton, TN., Joe Hampton of Fort Myers, FL.; sister, Fleeta Taylor of Fayetteville, NC.; 5 grandchildren; 12 great grandchildren; a host of nieces and nephews.
Funeral services for Doris Lee Lambert Hampton will be conducted on Sunday, June 3rd at 3:00 p.m. in the Grandfather Chapel of Reins-Sturdivant Funeral Home with Rev. Tim Godby officiating. The family will receive friends for one hour prior to the services. Interment will follow in the Tanglewood Cemetery. Pallbearers will be: Luke Hampton, Levi Hampton, William Godby, Joseph Godby, Will Hampton and Michael Hampton.
Words of comfort and memories may be shared with the family and viewed at www.rsfh.net.
Reins-Sturdivant Funeral Home of Newland is serving the Hampton family.