She was the daughter of the late Clarence and Esther Hornsby Hampton. She was also preceded in death by two brothers,:David Hampton and Donald Hampton; father-in-law and mother-in-law, Henry and Gracie Hunt Stuman; and two brothers-in-law: Richard Mayo and Charles Kennard.
Her relationship with the Lord was most important in her life. She was of the Baptist faith and attended Philippi Baptist Church, where she had been an active member for 57 years. She taught Sunday school, vacation Bible school, was Acteens coordinator, was active in missions organizations and was a pianist.
She attended Bradley Central High School and Columbia Hospital School of Nursing in Columbia, S.C. She had been employed at Memorial Hospital and Bradley Memorial Hospital.
She is survived by her beloved husband of 57 years, James Stuman, of Cleveland; two sons: James Stuman II and David Stuman; two special daughters-in-law: Cathy Shelton Stuman and Denise Kazy Stuman, all of Cleveland; three grandchildren: April Stuman Millsaps, Amanda Stuman Taylor and David “D.J.” Stuman; two grandsons-in-law: Calvin Millsaps and Joshua Taylor; six great-grandchildren: Nathan Millsaps, Alex Millsaps, Leah Millsaps, Benjamin Taylor, Elijah Taylor, AnaGrace Taylor; brother, Wayne Hampton and his wife, Alma, of Oak Ridge; three sisters: Ruth Cooper and her husband, Harold, of Cleveland, Grace Mayo of Little Rock, Ark., and Jean Kennard of Johnson City; and several nieces and nephews.
A Remembrance of Life service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Friday, Dec. 10, 2010, at Philippi Baptist Church with the Revs. Josh Taylor and Sam Hooker officiating.
The body will be at the church for viewing one hour prior to the service.
Interment will follow in Earls Cemetery with Stanley Millsaps, Calvin Millsaps, D.J. Stuman, Ronnie Parker, Greg Parker and Gary Thompson serving as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers will be Rudy Beaty and Kenneth McPhail.
The family will receive friends today, from 5 until 9 p.m., at Jim Rush Funeral Homes, North Ocoee Chapel.
Please view and sign the memorial book at www.jimrushfuneralhomes.com.