KING, CHARLES HAMPTON "HAMP" - Baxter County, Arkansas | CHARLES HAMPTON "HAMP" KING - Arkansas Gravestone Photos

Charles Hampton "Hamp" KING

Galatia Cemetery
Baxter County,
Arkansas

Charles Hampton "Hamp" King
Husband of Laura Lucille Elizabeth Honeycutt King
Son of Roy King & Lillie May Spencer King

September 24, 1910--June 27, 1965

Hamp King was very fond of farming with a yoke of oxen. He continued to use oxen until at least the 1940's. That is the reason for the yoke on the gravestone.

The Baxter Bulletin
July 1, 1965
Charles Hampton (Hamp) King, 54, a native and lifetime resident of this area, died Sunday at his residence in the Old Joe community near Norfork, following an extended illness.
Funeral services were scheduled for 2PM Wednesday at the Galatia Methodist Church east of Norfork, and interment was in the Galatia Cemetery under the direction of the McClure Service. Rev. Oris Vincent of Norfork was officiating minister.
Mr. King, a farmer and laborer, was born in Calico Rock on Sep 24, 1910, the son of the late Roy King and Lillie May Spencer King. He was a member of the Baptist Church.
Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Elizabeth King of Old Joe; two sons, Howard of Old Joe and Billy G. King of Brownfield, TX; five daughters, Mrs. Sue Warner of Old Joe, Mrs. Esther Hardin, Kansas City, MO, Mrs. Loyce Fisher of Walnut Ridge, Miss Linda King and Miss Betty King of Old Joe; 12 grandchildren; two brothers, Junior King of Holcomb, MO and Earnest King of Pasadena, TX; three sisters, Mrs. Lucille Havener of Old Joe, Mrs. Hattie Mayfield and Mrs. Willie Shipley, both of Calico Rock. Two sons Lewis King and Noel Jackson preceded their father in death.
(From the files of Max Parnell.)

Contributed on 11/1/08 by maxparnell
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