November 16, 1941 – March 7, 2018
Tuesday, March 13, 2018
Public Viewing: 2:00 P.M. – 6:00 P.M.
Nelson & Sons Chapel Murfreesboro
448 East Burton St, Murfreesboro, TN
Wednesday, March 14, 2018
Family Visitation: 11:00 A.M.
Funeral Service: 12:00 Noon
Bird Street Church of Christ
428 Bird Street
Annie Bell Sims Hampton was born November 16, 1941 to the late Sarah and Wess Sims in Bedford Co., TN. She left this earthly life on March 7, 2018 in Shelbyville, TN. She will be greatly missed by many.
Annie Bell was educated in the Bedford CO. school system and received her diploma from the American School at Chicago, IL in 1976. She was baptized into Christ at South Hill Church of Christ in Nashville, TN where she served for many years. Later she relocated and became a faithful member at Old Jefferson Pike Church of Christ in Smyrna, TN until moving to Shelbyville where she placed her membership at Bird Street Church of Christ. She served on the exhortation team, faithfully encouraging others until failing health overtook her. While on the exhortation team her specialty was making homemade ice cream and brownies to celebrate birthdays and anniversaries. Annie Bell married her husband, George E. Hampton on April 10, 1986. She retired from Murci Homes in 2009. She loved music, entertaining family and friends but most of all, she loved to cook.
She was preceded in death by five sisters and four brothers.
Annie Bell is survived by husband George Hampton; four daughters, Arnita Watson, Carolyn (David) Beane, KaSandra Miles and Sarah Watson; two sisters, Tennie Mae (McClain) Rucker and Christine Sims; one brother, Arbra (Mildred) Sims; one sister-in-law, Nurline Hampton; two brothers-in-law, Al Star and Jimmie Hampton; three stepsons, George E. Hampton, Keith Shelton and James Watson; two step daughters, Kena Watson and Stephanie Murphy; grandchildren, Resha, Tyrek, A.J., Naya, Kiara, DeFonte, Tiara, Destiny, Dejah and Kye; one great granddaughter, Izayah; three extended sons, Kenneth Fleming, Jr., Brandon Nelson and Robert Simpson; devoted friends, Robbie Young and Ann Fleming; and a host of devoted nieces, nephew, cousins and friends.