Lois Nell Carpenter

Lois Nell Carpenter, 68, of Crossett died Wednesday, June 28, 2000, at the St. Francis Medical Center in Monroe, LA. Born September 27, 1931, to Jessie and Mattie Jones Locke in Fountain Hill, she was a homemaker and a member of the Pine Forest Missionary Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Garland Carpenter.

Survivors include a son, Gary Carpenter and wife Marlys of Crossett; a daughter, Sharon Anders and husband Everett of Liberty, TX; three brothers, J. C. Locke of Cabot, Julian Locke of Petit Jean and Vernon Locke of Fountain Hill; a sister, Valarie Smith of Monroe, LA; and two grandchildren.

Funeral services were at 10 a.m. Friday, June 30, in the Pine Forest Missionary Baptist Church with Revs. Roy Craig and Donnie DuBose officiating. Pallbearers were Clinton and Ryan Carpenter, Mike Watson, Kenny and Steve Kelley and Bob Lloyd. Burial followed services at the Prairie Grove Cemetery, directed by Jones Funeral Home of Crossett.

Elizabeth Hampton

Elizabeth Hampton, 81, of Vallejo, CA, formerly of Crossett, died Monday, June 26, 2000, at the home of her daughter in Crossett. A native of Huttig, she had lived in Vallejo for the past seven years and was a homemaker and a member of the Trinity Church of God in Christ in Vallejo. She was preceded in death by her husband, Rev. Dallas Hampton; two sons, Willie Lee and Clinton Hampton; her parents, Will and Beulah McHenry Carney; four brothers and four sisters.

Survivors include eight sons, Raymond, Billy, Lavell, Johnny and Charles Hampton of Crossett, Troy Hampton of Camden, Roy Hampton of Vallejo, CA, and Walter Hampton of Texas; seven daughters, Beulah Mae Daniels of Crossett, Mary Hendrix, Ella Maxine Sanford, Dorothy Wright, Leola Davis, Corene Hampton and Lois Hampton of Vallejo; one brother, George Carney of Portland, OR; 65 grandchildren, 124 great-grandchildren, and seven great-great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were at 2 p.m. Monday, July 3, in the New Bethel Missionary Baptist Church with Rev. Nolan Phillips officiating. Pallbearers were Revs. O. T. Carlock and Tracey Hampton, Doyle Miller, Toney Ray Williams, Gary Hollins and Melvin Smith. Honorary pallbearers were Levell, Johnny, Troy, Roy, and James Hampton and Thomas Jones.

Burial followed services at the Carlock Cemetery, directed by Cromwell Funeral Home of Hamburg.

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