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Erma Janice (Cleland) Hampton

December 24, 1917 ~ July 17, 2018 (age 100)

Erma Janice Hampton, 100, Langsville, Ohio passed away Tuesday, July 17, 2018 at the Jenkins Care Community, Wellston, Ohio. She was born in Dexter, Ohio December 24, 1917 to the late Floyd Cleland and Neva Romaine Cleland. Erma married Clyde Hampton and he preceded her in death January 14, 1996.

Erma leaves behind to cherish her memory her daughter, Marilyn (Mike) Mercer, Wellston, Ohio; son, Richard (Jeanne) Hampton, Bidwell, Ohio; grandchildren: Jerry W. (Carolyn) Peoples, Mississippi; Joe D. Peoples, Louisiana; Terry Lynn (Bill) Puissegur, Louisiana and Shane Hampton, Columbus, Ohio; several great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren; sisters:  Frances Cottrill, Columbus, Ohio; Jean Parsons, West Virginia; June (Joe) Redman, West Virginia; Aundene Wheeler, Dexter, Ohio and Maxine Wheeler, Belpre, Ohio.

In addition to her parents and husband, Erma was preceded in death by son, Murlyn Hampton; granddaughter, Rhonda Jean Peoples; brothers, Wendell Cleland, Wayne Cleland, Weyland Cleland and Donald Roger Cleland; sisters, Helen Gardner, Eleanora Redman and Anna Jeanetta Cleland.

Funeral service will be held 12:00 PM Monday, July 23, 2018 at the Danville Holiness Church, 31057 State Route 325, Langsville, Ohio with Reverend Jim Griffith officiating. Burial will follow in Salem Center Cemetery, Langsville, Ohio. Family and friends may call at the church at 10:00 AM until the time of service. 

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