Joy Currin Hampton, 87, of Hollow Rock passed away Saturday, September 15 at the Jackson-Madison County General Hospital. Funeral services were held September 17 at 2:30 p.m. in the chapel of Chase Funeral Home, with Bro. Terry Bradshaw and Bro. Jimmy Furr officiating. Burial followed at Carroll Memorial Gardens.
Pallbearers were Stephen Davis, Tyler Davis, Dylan Hunt, David Carter, Brian Hampton, Michael Smith and Liam Wilder Moore.
Mrs. Hampton was born August 7, 1931 in Greenfield to the late John Monroe Ray and Thelma (Cole) Ray. She was a retired supervisor for Wilker Brothers Pajama Factory in McKenzie and had also worked for W. S. Wormser Company in Bradford. She was a faithful member of Prospect Baptist Church in Hollow Rock, she loved to crochet and enter items at the Carroll County Fair. She was also preceded in death by her first husband, Everett “Tarpin” Currin (1986); her daughter, Debra Currin Ashby; one brother, John Thomas Ray; two sisters, Jo Jenkins and Jean McClure, and her second husband, Eldon Hampton (2017).
She is survived by one son, Stanley Ray Currin (Suzanne) of McKenzie; two sisters, Shirley Caudle of Greenfield, Linda Bevis (Glenn) of Florence, Alabama; three grandchildren, Betsy Currin Davis (Anthony), Heather Currin Moore (Matthew) both of McKenzie, Bradley Morris Ashby (Jennifer) of Huntingdon; seven great-grandchildren, Stephen Anthony Davis, Taylor Nicole Davis, Tyler Everett Davis, Sydney Lynn Davis, Ryleigh Faith Davis, Liam Wilder Moore and Hunter Edward Ashby; one step-son, Gary Hampton (Wanda) of Hollow Rock; two step-grandchildren and three step-great-grandchildren.