Sue was born in Elizabethton, Tennessee to the late Dan and Lydia Mae Glover Matherly. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 44 years, Glenn Hampton; four sisters, Ethel Matherly, Louise Hay, Anna B. Whaley and Nell Matherly; and one brother, Howard “Red” Matherly.
Sue was always on the go! Either working around the church or cooking for the church. She had worked at Pizza Inn for over 30 years and was very proud of her service. She was a loyal and devoted member of Sims Hill Christian Church and enjoyed gardening and raising flowers, cooking, traveling on bus tours and most especially Sue loved being around her family and her church family.
Those left to cherish her wonderful memories include her daughter, Melissa Carr and husband Tim and her grandson, Dylan Carr, all of Elizabethton; a sister, Jean Matherly, of Elizabethton; a sister-in-law, Lois Matherly, of Elizabethton; and her nieces and nephews, Jill Baggett and Loria Gabert, both of Alabama, Sandy Cole and Dan Matherly, of Elizabethton. Several great nieces and great nephews also survive.
A service to honor and celebrate the life of Glenda “Sue” Hampton will be conducted at 7:00 PM on Thursday, February 14, 2019 in the Chapel of Peace at Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, with Mr. Gerald Holly, officiating. The family will receive friends from 5:30 PM until 7:00 PM in the funeral home chapel, prior to the service on Thursday.
The graveside service will be conducted at 11:00 AM on Friday, February 15, 2019 in the Sims Family Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be Tim Carr, Dylan Carr, Bryan Miller and Derrick Hamm. Honorary pallbearers will be Mack Henry, Rock Kelly, Dan Matherly and Jimmy Cole. Those wishing to attend the service are asked to meet at Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton at 10:15 AM on Friday, to go in procession.
The family would like to especially thank the nursing staff at Signature Health and Rehab Center of Elizabethton, Sharon Kyte and Cleo Kyte for the care and support during Sue’s time of need.
Those who prefer memorials in lieu of flowers, may make donations to the Alzheimer’s Association, 2020 Meadowview Parkway, Suite 100, Kingsport, TN 37660.
Online condolences may be shared with the family on our website, www.tetrickfuneralhome.com
Sue and her family are in the care of Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton. Office 423-542-2232, service information line, 423-543-4917.