Monday, December 26, 2011

Resolutions of Respect for J. H . Hampton

Crittenden Press, June 25, 1908 - Zion Hill Lodge, No. 371 F. & A.M.

June 10, 1908.  Whereas it has pleased the Great Archetect of the universe in his wisdom to remove from our midst, our beloved Brother. J. H. Hampton, therefore be it:
RESOLVED: That in the death of Bro. J. H. Hampton, Zion Hill Lodge, looses a worthy and true member, the community, an honest, upright citizen, and his bereaved family a kind and generous husband.

Resolved that a page of the records of our Lodge be set apart to his memory, and a copy of these resolutions be spread thereon, a copy be sent to his bereaved family. 

Resolved that the Brethern wear the usual badge of mouring for 30 days.

J. H. Hampton is buried in the Dunn Springs Cemetery, located on S. R. 387 a short distance off of HWY 91 North.  He has a Civil War Military Stone,  So. K, 6th Ill. Cav.

His obituary reads: June 11, 1908 - J. H. Hampton died Tuesday at his home at Fords Ferry, age 74.  He was buried at Dunn Springs with Masonic honors.

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