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Audrey Marie Hampton


Sunrise: December 10, 1939

Sunset: January 4, 2021

Audrey M. (Benson) Hampton, 81, entered into eternal rest on Monday, January 4, 2021 in Maryview Hospital.  Born in Queens City (Virginia Beach), VA, daughter of the late Leander and Lenora (Barrington) Benson.  She lived in the tidewater area Norfolk/Chesapeake before moving to Portsmouth, VA.  She worked as a line cook at Dixie Land (Chesapeake) for over 20 years. She did not finish high school (10th grade).  She was a member of the New Testament Church in Portsmouth for over thirty years.  She loved to cook, play cards, and be around her family.  She leaves her ex-husband of 10 years William Hampton, her children, Denise Jacobs (D) (Tyrone) of Suffolk, Dara (Rena) Benson of Portsmouth, Evelyn Woods (Donald (D)) of Portsmouth, and Troy Benson (D) of Portsmouth. Thirteen grandchildren, Michael Gordon, Debra Segura, LaQuan White, Melvin White, Kelvin White, Rhasheem “Rock” White, Travis Benson, Candice Smith, Tristan Benson, Kebrina Benson, Dion Benson, Demitri Benson, and Earl Benson. A brother, Albert Lee Benson (Barbara) and many nieces, nephews, great grandchildren and cousins. She was predeceased by her siblings, Edith Hawkins Pope, Lenora Lollar Sutton, Leander Benson Jr., Rosetta Bly, Earl Benson, Evelyn Clark, Ola Benson, and Rev. Annie Lucille Benson Bowen.

Viewing Monday, January 11, 2021 2:00pm - 6:00pm Metropolitan Funeral Service 5605 Portsmouth Boulevard Portsmouth, VA 23701 Service WATCH SERVICE LIVE ONLINE Tuesday, January 12, 2021 11:00am Metropolitan Funeral Service Portsmouth Chapel Interment Olive Branch Cemetery Cpl J M Williams Avenue Portsmouth, VA 23701 The family is following the CDC and State of Virginia guidelines for funeral attendance

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    Audrea Johnson says

    RIH mother, cuz, aunt, sister, grandmother and friend. God love you best and didn’t make no mistake. You will be truly miss and not forgotten. Love you Audrea Elliott Johnson

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