Carolyn Shoun Hampton

Published 11:59 am Monday, March 15, 2021

Carolyn Shoun Hampton, 71, Johnson City, slipped away into Heaven on March 11, 2021 after many years of illnesses. She was born in Elizabethton, Tenn., and was the daughter of the late Arthur “Sonny” Shoun and Georgia Lewis Shoun.
Carolyn was a former member of Butler Baptist Church and Antioch Baptist Church, Johnson City. She attended Fountain of Life Bible Church, Johnson City, when her health permitted. She was a member of the following organizations: Charter Member Rolling Thunder Chapter 4 Elizabethton, Tenn.; Life Member Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2108 Auxiliary, Johnson City; Member Military Order of the Cootie Pup Tent 5 Auxiliary, Smyrna, Tenn.; and Member of Eastern Star, Butler Chapter.
She is survived by her husband of 44 years, THP Lt. (Ret.) Bill Hampton; brother, Bill (Yvonne) Shoun, Hampton, Tenn.; niece, Stephanie Shoun (Chris) Grindstaff, Elizabethton; and nephew, William (Chessie) Shoun, Elizabethton. She is also survived by several great-nephews.
Funeral services will be conducted at 12:30 p.m. Thursday, March 18, at Memorial Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Daniel Smith officiating. The family will receive friends from 11 a.m. until 12:30 p.m., prior to the service. The graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday at Mountain Home National Cemetery (New Section). Everyone is to meet at the cemetery at 1:50 p.m. Active pallbearers are Larry Reece, Gary Reece, Donnie Danner, Chris Grindstaff, William Shoun, Zachary Young and two Members from Rolling Thunder Chapter 4 TN. Honorary pallbearers are Members of Rolling Thunder Chapter 4 TN. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, everyone is encouraged to wear a mask and practice social distancing. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Charity of Choice; VFW National Home of Children, 3573 Waverly Road, Eaton Rapids, MI 48827; or St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105. Condolences may be sent to the family at our website, www.memorialfcelizabethton.com.
Memorial Funeral Chapel is serving the Shoun-Hampton family.

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