Virginia Lee Hampton of Bloomfield, daughter of the late Lloyd and Ruth Mae Bennett Cox, was born in Bloomfield, Missouri on December 5, 1936, and passed away at the Bloomfield Nursing Center in Bloomfield, Missouri on November 20, 2019, at the age of 82 years, 11 months and 15 days.
She moved to Michigan as a young lady and spent many years there before returning to Bloomfield. She had worked as a secretary in Michigan, working for attorneys and at the Ford Motor Company. After returning she had served as the Librarian at the Bloomfield Public Library.
On May 20, 1978 she married William Arthur Hampton in Trenton, Michigan. He preceded her in death on June 29, 1995.
Surviving are one daughter & husband, Karen & Donald Fadden of Lincoln Park, Michigan; three sons and wives, Rick & Jess Johnston of Michigan, Mark & Rosy Johnston of Virginia, Larry & Libby Johnston of Ohio; nine grandchildren, several great grandchildren; three brothers, Don, Dennis and Charles Cox all of Michigan. Other relatives and friends also survive. She was preceded in death by one daughter, Sharon Johnston, one brother, Leon Cox and a sister in infancy.
Friends may visit on Friday, November 22, 2019, from 4:00 to 7:00 pm at the Chiles-Cooper Funeral Home in Bloomfield, Missouri.
Funeral services will be held on Saturday, November 23, 2019, at 11:00 am at the Chiles-Cooper Funeral Home with the Rev. Steve Tippen of Bloomfield, Missouri officiating.
Interment will follow at the Hill Cemetery near Bloomfield with Chiles-Cooper Funeral Home of Bloomfield, Missouri in charge of arrangements.