Berna Deane Hampton, 86


Berna Deane Hampton, 86, of Ulysses, died Thursday, November 17, at her home in Ulysses.  She was born January 1, 1936, at Satanta, Kan., to Homer and Nellie (Hileman) Bonsall. 

Berna Deane grew up in Ulysses, graduated from Ulysses High School in 1953 and attended First Baptist Church.  She was the first Nurse’s Aide at Bob Wilson Memorial Hospital and later worked as an X-Ray Technician and in the laboratory. She was a wonderful cook and enjoyed playing cards, reading, Genealogy, Bingo, Bunco and attending her grandkids and great grandkids events.

On May 22, 1953, the same day as their High School Graduation, Berna Deane married William Leon Hampton, Jr.  He preceded her in death on June 27, 1988.

Survivors include one son, Todd Hampton and wife, Reba, of Hugoton, Kan.; five grandchildren: Randy and wife, Tracy, Brent and wife, Veronica, Nicole, Tara and husband, Richard, and Craig and wife, Pam; nine great-grandchildren: Aisha, Emma, Faye, Casey, Leon, Britney, Eli, Lucas and Jemma.    

Berna Deane is preceded in death by her parents; two sons; Rodney Hampton and Bryan Hampton; two brothers; Donald Wayne Bonsall and Oathel Vernon Bonsall.

Funeral service took place at 10 a.m.,  Monday, November 21, at Garnand Funeral Home in Ulysses, with Pastor Steve Swann, Jr. officiating. 

Burial followed at the Ulysses Cemetery.

Visitation took place from 2-8 p.m., Sunday, November 20, at Garnand Funeral Home in Ulysses.

Family requests memorials be given to the Grant County Alumni All School Reunion in care of Garnand Funeral Home, 405 W. Grant, Ulysses, Kansas 67880.