In Memoriam : Hazel Lampley

Hazel Lampley Hazel Margaret Lampley - age: 91
(May 01, 1927 to September 03, 2018 )
Resident of Benton, Illinois

Visitation Information:
11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Saturday, September 8, 2018
Leffler Funeral Home
401 East Main Street
Benton, Illinois 62812

1:00 p.m. Saturday, September 8, 2018
Leffler Funeral Home
401 East Main Street
Benton, Illinois 62812

Brady Cemetery
Akin, Illinois

Hazel Margaret Lampley, age 91, of Benton, passed away at 1:53 p.m. Monday, September 3, 2018 at SIH Herrin Hospital.

Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. Saturday, September 8, 2018 at the Leffler Funeral Home of Benton, with Rev. Bert Mitchell officiating. Burial will be in the Brady Cemetery. Visitation will be from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Saturday at the Leffler Funeral Home of Benton.

Mrs. Lampley was born on May 1, 1927 in Macedonia, IL, the daughter of Warner Brooks and Florence (Winemiller) Brooks. She married William E. Lampley, Sr. on June 27, 1943 and together they celebrated 73 years of marriage. He preceded her in death on February 5, 2017.

Mrs. Lampley was a homemaker.

She was a member of the Benton Garden Club, Benton Women’s Club, and formerly was a member of the Benton Bowl Ladies League Bowling.

She enjoyed being involved and being a proud member of the Macedonia United Methodist Church.

Mrs. Lampley also enjoyed reading and quilting. She made quilts for every child and grandchild in her family.

Survivors include her; four children: Cheryl K. Lampley of Benton, Billie S. Higgerson of Benton, William E. Lampley, Jr. and wife Michele of Benton, Steven C. Lampley and wife Daredan of Marion, IL; seven grandchildren: Christopher J. Fiorenzi of Texas, Jacquelyn Higgerson of Benton, Shannon Melvin and husband Rodney of Benton, Trent Higgerson and wife Becky of Mahomet, IL, James Lampley of Benton, Mark Lampley of Benton, Casey C. Lampley of West Frankfort; ten great-grandchildren: Taylor Fiorenzi, Brock Britton, Mallory English and husband Tanner, Jace Melvin, Paxton Melvin, Liam Higgerson, Yorke Higgerson, Logan Lampley, Olivia Lampley, and Luke Lampley; a brother Don Brooks of Ewing; a nephew Brian Brooks; two nieces Gail Ellett and Becky Markham.

Mrs. Lampley was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; a daughter Kathy Ruth Lampley; a granddaughter: Cynthia Fiorenzi; a sister Kathryn Parrish; a son-in-law: Gerald Higgerson; and a granddaughter-in-law: Tiffany Lampley.

Memorial contributions may be made to Macedonia United Methodist Church, and will be accepted at the funeral home.

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