MAYESVILLE - Ruth Ann Hampton was born on June 8, 1953, in St. Charles, to the late Harry Sr. and Bertha Washington Copeland. She was raised by her parental aunt and uncle, the late JP and Marie Copeland.

She was preceded in death by her sisters, Mattie G. Jones and Cornelius Dantzler; three brothers, Harry Lee Copeland Jr., Herbert Copeland Sr. and Nathaniel Copeland; and father-in-law, Sidney Hampton Sr.

Ruth Ann Hampton departed her earthly journey on Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018, at Palmetto Health Tuomey.

She leaves behind to cherish her precious memories: her husband, Alonza Hampton; her loving children, Christopher Copeland Sr. (Priscessa) and Clifton Copeland; sisters, Anna Copeland, Marie Scarborough (John), Geneva Copeland and Bertha Mabry (Olen); one stepsister, Dora Parrott (James); mother-in-law, Sarah M. Hampton; sister-in-law, Annette Anderson (A.C.); brother-in-law, Sidney Hampton Jr.(Rita); five grandchildren, India Singletary (Javis), Christopher Jr., Chandler, Chace and Christen; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Funeral services will be held at noon on Monday at Ebenezer AME Church, 119 E. Sumter St., Mayesvillle, with Pastor Phillip Washington officiating. Interment will follow at Mayesville Community Cemetery.

A public viewing will be held from 1 to 6 p.m. today at the mortuary.

The family is receiving friends at the residence, 22 Mills St., Mayesville.

Services entrusted to Whites Mortuary LLC.