Patricia Ann Hampton, (born Dec 12, 1938) age 81, Went to be with her Lord and Savior July 25th, 2020 at SOMC Hospice in Portsmouth, Ohio surrounded by her loving family.
Patricia was known by many names, Patty, Pat, And most known, “Nanny”. She always said, “Call me what you want, but never call me late for dinner.” Her sense of humor, way with children as well as a young and fun-loving spirit are one of the reasons she was such a well-known staple in our area, and further. From teaching children their A,B, C’s at Garrison Elementary as a Foster Grandparent, to helping local children learn to swim, sew, craft, and learn to love life! Nanny always tried to see the brighter things in life, and “boogie” her way through tough situations. A true shining light for anyone who crossed her path.
Pat was preceded in death by her mother and father, Rosemary Sprinkle & Marion Bennett from South Shore, Her son Donald Lumpkins of Flemingsburg, and her husband Thomas Hampton, of South Shore. This wonderful woman is survived by her memories, and through her children she will live on. Her eldest son Larry “Joe” Lumpkins (Clara) of Garrison, Terry Lumpkins (Sue) of Garrison, Sue Silvey (Bub) of Vanceburg, and Cindy Watkins (Wayne) of South Shore.
She is also survived by her brother Ed Bennett of South Shore, along with MANY loving grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great-great-grandchildren that will miss her immensely. Not to be forgotten, Nanny’s beloved cat Buddy, as well as any stray, bird, or raccoon that found a safe haven near her gentle spirit. She was known to always have a smile on her face, and a welcoming persona.
Patty loved to dance , and would take her children and their friends to the Disco called Peter-O’s every Sunday night in Portsmouth, Ohio. The entire family knows now that she is dancing along those streets of gold with no pain, and that familiar smile on her face.
The family may call upon the Roberson Funeral Home Located in South Shore, Kentucky at 5 pm on Wednesday, July 29th, and friends to follow from 6 to 8. The funeral will be held at the same location starting at 1 pm on Thursday the 30th, followed by a graveside service. Patty will be buried in Mt.Zion cemetery, surrounded by loved ones and dear friends. Our beloved Nanny is in pain no more, and wouldn’t want sadness for her, but a celebration of the amazing life she lived. So many hearts were touched by this woman, and the family invites you to come to say your “See ya later’s”. Because in this family, we never say goodbye.
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