Ruby Lee (Scheffler) Hampton

Monday, January 26, 2015

Ruby Lee (Scheffler) Hampton--The Lord called Ruby home on January 22, 2015, at her home. She was 89 years of age.

Ruby was born on March 3, 1925, to Bill and Gladys (Krick) Scheffler.

Ruby married Loyd William Hampton on Oct. 21, 1940, and to this union 11 children were born.

Ruby attended Emmanuel Baptist Church and was saved.

Ruby was preceded in death by her parents, Bill and Gladys Scheffler; her husband, Loyd Hampton; one brother, Harold Scheffler and four sons, JR Hampton, Dallas Hampton, Kenneth Hampton and Terry Hampton.

Survivors are two sons, Cletis Hampton and companion Francis of Okeechobee, Fla. and Gary Hampton and companion Heather of O'Fallon, Mo.; five daughters, Reba Martin and husband Billy of Piggott, Linda Hampton of Piggott, Brenda Parrish of Piggott, Joyce Montgomery and husband Brad of Piggott and Penny Crowson of Pollard; one brother, Fred Scheffler and wife Faye of Piggott, Ark.; three sisters, Ruth "Wanda" Palmer and husband Robert "Bob" Palmer of Piggott, Elsie Thompson of Piggott and Bonnie Nelson of Fort Smith; several grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great-great grandchildren many nieces, nephews and many relatives and friends.

The family left here on Earth will sadly miss Ruby each and every day, but they all have memories that they will cherish until they join her one day. Ruby is at peace and rejoicing today with all of the loved ones that she has longed to see again.

Funeral services were held at 2:30 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015, in the Hoggard and Sons Chapel with Elvis Brandon officiating. Burial was in New Hope Cemetery in Pollard. Pallbearers were Greg Hampton, Kendall Green, Bradley Green, Rodney Young, Kenny Ray Hampton and Tallas Hampton. Hoggard and Sons Funeral Home of Piggott, was in charge of the arrangements.