Thelma Ruth Moffett Hampton
April 13, 1933 -
August 20, 2022

Visitation

August 22, 2022
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Service 

August 23, 2022
10:00 AM

Interment

August 23, 2022
Obituary

Funeral service for Mrs. Thelma Ruth Moffett Hampton, age, 89 of Fayetteville, TN; will be conducted Tuesday August 23, 2022, at 10 AM at Higgins Funeral Home with Rev. Todd Gaskill officiating. Burial will follow in Unity Cemetery. Mrs. Hampton passed away August 20, 2022, at her home surrounded by her family.

Thelma Ruth was born April 13, 1933, in Lincoln County, TN, to the late Thomas and Nettie McAlister Moffett. She worked for many years at Blue Ridge Shirt Plant, Serbin, and Lee Company also as a teacher’s assistant and was a member of the Howell Cumberland Presbyterian Church.  Thelma Ruth loved her family and enjoyed cooking and gardening on their farm and was known for her buck dancing.

Survivors include her husband of 67 years Bill Hampton, daughter Connie (Tim) Porter and son Tommy (Susan) Hampton all of Fayetteville, TN; grandchildren Kaila (Jared) Gentry, Leah Hampton, Alyssa Hampton, Laura (Brian) Taylor and John (Caroline) Barnes. Great Grandchildren Camden, Weston, and Adyson Gentry and soon to be great granddaughter expected in December of this year. Sisters Nancy (Larry) Wheeler, and Loyce Weir; brothers, Ray (Carolyn) Moffett and Hugh (Laura) Moffett, and several nieces and nephews. The family would like to say a special thank you to niece and caregiver Edwina Hazelwood. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by brothers, Bill Moffett, Jerry Moffett, and sisters, Ann Norwood, and Mackey Locke.

Visitation with the family will be Monday August 22, 2022, from 5 PM until 8 PM at Higgins Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to Unity Cemetery in care of Wyanne King at 901 2nd Ave. Fayetteville, TN. 37334.

Higgins Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of Mrs. Thelma Ruth Moffett Hampton.

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14 Comments

  1. Brenda Roles

    Bill, SO SORRY FOR YOUR LOSS.

    Reply
  2. Jed and Scarlet Watson

    So sorry for your loss. You are in our prayers.

    Reply
  3. Kim Crabtree

    Connie & Family

    So sorry for your loss know that you all are in our prayers and thoughts.

    Reply
  4. Wanda Tate

    My prayer for the family.My family loved Mr. Bill and Mrs Thelma Ruth

    Reply
  5. Danny Travis

    Only one Thelma Ruth.

    Reply
  6. Sandra K. Small-Cannon

    Ms. Thelma Ruth was a wonderful person and teacher, she showed so much compassion to my brother Terry and myself. Sincere Condolences to the family.

    Reply
  7. Bettye & Eulus Quick

    Thelma Ruth was always good to keep me in the know of deaths in the family. Loved her fun side and her laughter. Our thoughts and prayers for Bill and family.

    Reply
  8. Jamehl Law

    Please accept my deepest sympathy.. My thoughts and prayers are with you all..

    Reply
  9. Lynn Brown

    Sorry to hear this prayers to the family told my mother Juanita Towry of her passing

    Reply
  10. Jimmy Jones

    Please accept my deepest sympathy.

    Reply
  11. Anne Beddingfield

    Mama and Daddy always loved Mrs. Thelma Ruth. I wish to extend my deepest condolences to her precious family. Prayers for comfort and peace.

    Reply
  12. Judy Stafford

    To Thelma Ruth’s family and friends my thoughts and prayers are with you all. With Love Judy Stafford

    Reply
  13. Gary & Brenda Badenhop

    Sending our sympathy to Bill and the family. You will be in our thoughts with good memories.

    Reply
  14. Linda k Barnes reavis

    Prayers for Mr. Bill and family.

    Reply

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14 Comments

  1. Brenda Roles

    Bill, SO SORRY FOR YOUR LOSS.

    Reply
  2. Jed and Scarlet Watson

    So sorry for your loss. You are in our prayers.

    Reply
  3. Kim Crabtree

    Connie & Family

    So sorry for your loss know that you all are in our prayers and thoughts.

    Reply
  4. Wanda Tate

    My prayer for the family.My family loved Mr. Bill and Mrs Thelma Ruth

    Reply
  5. Danny Travis

    Only one Thelma Ruth.

    Reply
  6. Sandra K. Small-Cannon

    Ms. Thelma Ruth was a wonderful person and teacher, she showed so much compassion to my brother Terry and myself. Sincere Condolences to the family.

    Reply
  7. Bettye & Eulus Quick

    Thelma Ruth was always good to keep me in the know of deaths in the family. Loved her fun side and her laughter. Our thoughts and prayers for Bill and family.

    Reply
  8. Jamehl Law

    Please accept my deepest sympathy.. My thoughts and prayers are with you all..

    Reply
  9. Lynn Brown

    Sorry to hear this prayers to the family told my mother Juanita Towry of her passing

    Reply
  10. Jimmy Jones

    Please accept my deepest sympathy.

    Reply
  11. Anne Beddingfield

    Mama and Daddy always loved Mrs. Thelma Ruth. I wish to extend my deepest condolences to her precious family. Prayers for comfort and peace.

    Reply
  12. Judy Stafford

    To Thelma Ruth’s family and friends my thoughts and prayers are with you all. With Love Judy Stafford

    Reply
  13. Gary & Brenda Badenhop

    Sending our sympathy to Bill and the family. You will be in our thoughts with good memories.

    Reply
  14. Linda k Barnes reavis

    Prayers for Mr. Bill and family.

    Reply

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