Mrs. Lovella Hampton, 71, of Woollum, passed away Monday morning, October 23, 2023 at the UK Good Samaritan Hospital in Lexington.  She was the daughter of the late Anderson and Prudie Mills Smith born on June 20, 1952 in Barbourville.

Lovella was a retried supervisor from Warner’s and a member of the Rock Springs Baptist Church.  She enjoyed watching television, but most loved times spent with her children and grandchildren.

On April 19, 1975, she united in marriage with Donny Hampton and to this union two children were born.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by sisters, Elsie Smith, Ethel Chadwell, Elvie Smith, Floretta Smith and Lilly Mae Bright; brothers, Leonard, Cecil and Gilbert Smith; several brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law and a great granddaughter, Shelbi Kate Ledford.

Survivors include her loving husband of over 48 years, Donny Hampton of Woollum; children, Sean Hampton and wife, Kristi, of Barbourville and Marquetta Moore and husband, Michael Pete, of Bardstown; sisters, Susan Gregory of Crane’s Nest and Wilma Smith of Girdler; cherished grandchildren, Molli Hampton, Jordan Hampton, Brayden Hubbard, Whitney Hampton, Savannah Hamblin, Caitlin Johnson, Micah Moore and Max Moore; great grandchildren, Robbie, Kinzlee, Rylee, Grayson, Ryver, Drake and Reed; among other loved ones and dear friends.

Her funeral service will be conducted in the chapel of the Knox Funeral Home Saturday, October 28 at 1 P.M. with Rev. Jeremy Abner and Patrick Ledington officiating.  She will be laid to rest in the Anderson Smith Cemetery.

Casket bearers will be Brayden Hubbard, Micah Moore, Dylan Hamblin, Jordan Hampton, Max Moore and Robbie Hill. Serving as an honorary bearer will be Robbie Hill.

Friends may visit at the funeral home Friday between 6 and 9 P.M. and Saturday prior to the funeral hour.

Arrangements are under the direction of the Knox Funeral Home.

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