Mrs. Dolly Hart Hampton, age 100, of Mena, Arkansas, passed away Thursday, March 8, 2018 in Mena.
She was born February 9, 1918 in Page, Oklahoma to the late Heull J. Hart and the late Allie Rebecca Sexton Hart. She was married for 60 years to Mr. Elwood Bryan Hampton, who preceded her in death.
At a very young age, Dolly left school to help her mother raise her siblings. Her father, who was Section Foreman of the Kansas City Railroad in Page, Oklahoma, had passed away. Dolly was the only child of her family not to be born in Arkansas. She was a spotless homemaker and a wonderful baker. She would make cakes, pies and candy, sharing them with the residents of Mena. She was a devoted mother and a loving grandmother, great-grandmother, great-great-grandmother, sister and friend.
She is survived by her daughters, Sondra Kaye Hampton Langford, Rebecca Ann Hampton Barnette. Grandchildren Bryan Langford, Karyn Langford Cole, Joel Langford, Dana B. Johnson and Stephen Barnett. Great-Grandchildren Shannon, Kristen, Lacey, Hannah, Louis, Anthony, Ciarra, Brayden and Kellun. Great-Great-Grandchildren Jax, Jaidyn, Shelby, Tyjae, Jasmine, Kameron and Zoe, and her sister Helen Hart Parsons.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Elwood Bryan Hampton, her parents, Huell and Allie Hart, brothers, Eugene and Sidney Hart and sisters, Ruby Hart, Florence Hart, Bessie Mae Wilds, Paulene Little, Lorene Griffith, Louise McRee and Blanche Alleyene Bealert.
Funeral services will be Saturday, March 10, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. at the Beasley Wood Chapel with Reverend J.D. Langford officiating. Interment will follow in Pinecrest Memorial Park under the direction of the Beasley Wood Funeral Home. Visitation will be general.
Pallbearers will be Bryan Langford, Stephen Barnett, Anthony Gonzales, Ben Cole, Matt Glover and Jay Eldridge.