Sunrise: March 19, 1946 Sunset: September 13, 2022
A Life Well Lived…
Vivian Combs Hampton, also known as, Beezy, was born March 19, 1946. She passed away peacefully at home with her children at her side on Tuesday, September 13, 2022. She was 76 years old and a four time cancer survivor.
Vivian was born in Dover, DE the daughter of the late Thomas Lee and Katherine Combs. She was a graduate of William Henry Comprehensive High School. She was employed at Platex and retired after thirty years and she was also employed at Chimes for seven years. Even though Vivian retired, her missionary work continued, taking care of others while being sick, herself. She loved to serve others and she loved her family.
Vivian was a dedicated member of St. John Holy Church located in Hartly, DE joining under the leadership of the late Elder Irene Sudler, and continued to serve under the leadership of the late Elder Hazel Williams, her brother, the late Elder James O. Combs, and at the time of her passing, current pastor, Elder Ronald Morris. Throughout the many years of her dedicated service, Vivian served as Praise Team Leader, Missionary, Church Mother, Trustee, and was also known as a Holy Ghost fire starter!
Vivian was preceded in death by her husband, Elmer E. Hampton, Jr; her parents; her sister, Estelle Sudler; her brothers, Dennis Combs, Thomas Lee Combs Jr., Elder James O. Combs, Jerry Combs; her grandson, Jermaine Upshaw; her aunt Estella Johnson, her uncle, James Thompson, and special close cousin, Mother Helen Amelia Davis.
Vivian leaves to mourn her loss, one son, Richard Combs (Donna) of Ozark, AL; three daughters, Sheresia James (Angelo) of Felton, DE, Dawn Bowden (Lawrence) of Dover, DE, and Tasha Hampton (Roy) of Dover, DE; eight grand children, Tremaine, Donte’, Monique, Trenton Jr, DiAndre’, Jasmine, Alisha, Jordan, Duane, Michelangelo James (Jamel), and Mia Lofland (Andrew); two brothers, Elder William Combs (Dorothy) and Frederick Combs (Lorraine); two brothers-in-law, Elwood Hampton and Harry Hampton; four sisters-in-law, Betty Combs, Nickolina Hampton, Ina Hawkins (Carroll) and Elsie Combs; a special cousin, Mary Briscoe; god-children, Vivian Brads, Bern’Ardine Weldon, and Kimberly Brown; a host of great grandchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins, friends, and her St. John and Mt. Sinai Church Families.