Rebecca Lynn Hampton, 50, of Hendersonville, went to be with the Lord Monday, July 18, at the Elizabeth House. A native and lifelong resident of Henderson County, she was a daughter of Alice Saxe of Mills River and the late Marvin Keener. She was also preceded in death by a son, Mark Eugene Hampton and a sister, Wanda Keener.
She had worked in the Garden Cafe of Pardee Hospital for ten years until illness forced her retirement. A devout Christian, she was a member of the Hendersonville Church of God. She was also an avid jigsaw puzzle enthusiast.
Lynn was one of the most devoted and dedicated wives and mothers you could ever meet. She is survived, in addition to her mother and step-father, Alice and Victor Saxe, by her loving husband of 36 years, Michael E. Hampton; a son, Kenneth Joseph Hampton of the home; a sister, Beverly Swann and her husband Kevin of Hendersonville; a brother, Jeff Keener and his wife Farrah of Candler and several nieces and nephews.
A funeral will be held 11:00 am Thursday, July 21, at the Hendersonville Church of God. Rev. Herman Hudson will officiate. Burial will follow in Forest Lawn Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 6:30 until 8:30 pm Wednesday, July 20, at Shuler Funeral Home. At other times they will be at their residence.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Hope Academy at Mud Creek Baptist Church, 403 Rutledge Dr. Hendersonville, NC 28739.
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