Louise Covey Hampton, 87 fought a courageous battle against cancer for 13 years and passed away Dec. 25, 2011.  Louise was retired from Carl Bell’s Grocery-Meat Market and then Bingo Palace.


Louise Covey Hampton, 87 fought a courageous battle against cancer for 13 years and passed away Dec. 25, 2011.  Louise was retired from Carl Bell’s Grocery-Meat Market and then Bingo Palace. 

She was a proud Navy veteran, loved to crochet, was a election board volunteer and a member of the American Legion and Kechi United Methodist Church. 

She was preceded in death by her husband Melvin Cleo Hampton in 2006; brothers Forrest, Lee, Marvin and Bill Covey; sister Reba Rybeck and nephew Wayne Covey. 

Survivors are daughters Anna (Joseph) McArthur-Batilla  of Jersey Village, Texas, and Denise (Ray) Pfleider of Park City; sister Ila (Roy) Ralson of Pratt; grandchildren Deana, Amy, Cassie and Josh; great grandchildren Megan, Michelle, Kaitlyn, Rilee, Noah, Braxton and great-great-grandson Kyle; sisters-in-law Opal Covey and Mary (Ken) Cornwall; cousin Marie Eubank; nephews Gary, Jimmy Ray, Mark, Steve; niece Karen;  niece-in-law Pearl Covey and Louise’s dog Bailey. 

Viewing is Wednesday 12 to 8 with family receiving friends 6 to 7 p.m.  Funeral service is 11 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 29 at Resthaven Mortuary officiated by her nephew, Rev. Dr. Jimmy Covey of Colorado Springs.  

Memorials in lieu of flowers may be sent to Robert J. Dole VA and Medical Center.  Condolences may be offered at www.resthavenmortuary-cemetery.com.