Maudelia Clark Hampton, age 96, of Adamsville, was born Nov. 1, 1915, in McNairy County, the daughter of the late William Grady and Mary Melinda (Hunt) Rinks.
Mrs. Hampton was a long time member of Clear Creek Baptist Church of the Lawton community. She owned and operated Clark Grocery in the Hickory Flatt community and worked for Western State Mental Health in Bolivar, Tenn., before retirement. She loved traveling, gardening, and playing Rook with friends and family.
Mrs. Hampton departed this life on Sunday, Sept. 2, in Savannah, at the age of 96 years, 10 months, 1 day.
She is survived by daughter, Joyce Clark Gibbs of Adamsville; six grandchildren, Denise Greene Przybylak and husband Brian of Buffalo, N.Y., Brenda Greene Moore and husband Johnny of Adamsville; Dennis Greene of Buffalo, N.Y., Steve Greene and wife Maria of Buffalo, N.Y., Stephanie Gibbs of Nashville, and Daniel Gibbs and wife Nicole of Cleveland, Tenn.; eight great grandchildren, Tiffany Greene, Tara Lynn Przybyl, Torie Przybyl, River Moore, Kyle Moore, Rachel Greene, Christopher Greene, Abigayle Greene; host of extended family and close friends.
In addition to her parents, Mrs. Hampton is preceded in death by her husband, William Hampton and a daughter, Martha Ann Clark Greene.
Services were held on Wednesday, Sept. 5, at 1 p.m., at Shackelford Funeral Directors of Adamsville with Chuck Castles officiating. Burial followed in the Mars Hill Cemetery at Adamsville.
Memorials may be made to donor’s choice.