Obituary: Marietta Reynolds Hampton, 85


Marietta Reynolds Hampton of Cedar Hill, Tennessee, age 85, died on March 22, 2020, at her home in Cedar Hill, Tennessee.

Mrs. Hampton was born in Sumner County, Tennessee, on April 5th, 1934, and was preceded in death by parents, John W. Reynolds, Sr. and Josephine Gober Reynolds; stepmother, Louise Head Reynolds; a brother, John (Johnnie) W. Reynolds, Jr. of Millersville, Tennessee. Also preceded in death by husbands, Joe C. Vick, Claude (Buck) Brinkley, John Hampton; a daughter, Dede Vick Bray; and grandsons, Derek Rollins and Noel Vick, all of Ashland City, Tennessee.

Mrs. Hampton is survived by a sister, Mildred Reynolds Carpenter of Goodlettsville, Tennessee, and children, Joe (Jean) Vick, Van (Candye) Vick, Max (Judy) Vick, Patty (Robert) Rollins, and Ben (Stacy) Brinkley. Mrs. Hampton’s family includes stepsons John (Pam) Hampton, Jr., Darrell (Kim) Hampton, and Eddie (Carol) Hampton; a stepdaughter, Jeanie (Gene) Brown, 22 living grandchildren, 44 great-grandchildren, and 11 great-great-grandchildren, numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Mrs. Hampton was of the church of Christ faith. She owned and operated Vick’s Hardware & Lumber Co. in Ashland City, Tennessee, for several decades and had previously lived on Lockertsville Road, Ashland City.

There will be a private family funeral service at Austin & Bell Funeral Home in Pleasant View with her son Rev. Joe Vick officiating. Private burial will follow in EverRest of Cheatham with Van Vick, Jovanna Vick, Thatcher Brinkley, Jett Brinkley, Nathan Vick, Deanna McGhee, and Kimberly Norris serving as pallbearers.

If so desired the family requests memorial contributions be made to a local charity of one’s choice.

AUSTIN & BELL FUNERAL HOME in Pleasant View is in charge of these arrangements. 6316 Highway 41A, Pleasant View, Tennessee 37146 (615) 746-4433 www.austinandbell.com

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