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Lewis Elden Hampton

lewis-hamptonLewis Elden Hampton, 83, of Erwin, passed away on Wednesday, December 28, 2016, at James H. Quillen V.A. Medical Center Nursing Home. Mr. Hampton was a native of Unicoi County and was a son of the late John and Rozetta Bailey Hampton. Lewis served in the United States Navy during the Korean Conflict. He was a member of Ninth Street Baptist Church, an avid gardener, was a member of the Unicoi County Bear Club and was a contractor during his working career. He was a Mason and Shriner. Mr. Lewis was known for his ability to build anything. In addition to his parents, Mr. Hampton is preceded in death by his brothers, Marvin Hampton and Jack Hampton.


Lewis Elden Hampton has left behind to cherish his memories:

Wife: Patricia Ann “Patsy” McInturff Hampton of Erwin

Sons: Lewis E. Hampton, II of Erwin

James Bradley and wife Lorie of Erwin

Daughter: Sonya Hampton Coley of Hendersonville, TN

Grandchildren: Annika Kaylee Coley

Cade Michael Coley

Brother: Murrel Hampton and wife, Barbara of Erwin

Sisters: Evelyn Edwards of Erwin

Patty Norton of Erwin

Sue Higgins of Erwin


The family respectfully requests the honor of your presence as we offer tribute and remember the life of Lewis Elden Hampton in a committal service to be held on Friday, December 30, 2016 at 1:00 PM at Mountain Home National Cemetery with military honors provided by the United States Navy. Chaplain Kevin Holmes will officiate. Those who wish to attend will meet at Mountain Home National Cemetery on Friday by 12:50 PM.


Condolences and memories may be shared with the family and viewed at These arrangements were made especially for the family and friends of Lewis Elden Hampton through Valley Funeral Home, 1085 N. Main Ave, Erwin, 423-743-9187.