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Lucheryl Celeste Hampton

57, daughter of John and Martha Jean (deceased), was called home to be with the Lord on Saturday, June 17. 2017. Born in Barberton, Ohio, she was raised in Akron, Ohio where she attended Schumacher Elementary School and Buchtel High School.  She graduated from Arlington High School in Indianapolis, Indiana in 1978. She completed three years of business studies at Indiana University Purdue University at Indianapolis before attending and graduating from House of James Beauty College after which she immediately obtained her cosmetology license.

Lucheryl Celeste was a gifted cosmetologist for over 40 years. Her love of children also led her to become a day care teacher on several occasions, most recently at Promisetown Childcare & Preschool Ministry.

After years of service in a variety of capacities in the church, the Lord called Lucheryl Celeste to the teaching and preaching ministry. She graduated with honors from the J. Laverne & Linda Tyson Ordination Course (an affiliate of New Beginning Ministries International) and was licensed as an ordained minister. Among the dynamic ministry that God gave her, she served many years with the New Hope Great Banquet, as an exhorter, teacher, and prayer warrior.

Lucheryl Celeste was preceded in death by her mother Martha Jean Hampton, and is survived by her father, John Hampton, stepmother, Anna, , sisters Kathy Valentine, Johnna Hampton, Allison Hampton, nephew Tyler Valentine, and a host of aunts, uncles, cousins, an extended family, and many beloved friends.

Viewing will be Saturday, June 24 from 11 a.m.—1 p.m. at Mt. Zion Apostolic Church, and the Celebration of Life beginning at 1 p.m., followed by interment at Crown Hill Cemetery.

Arrangements handled by Ellis Mortuary.

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Ellis Mortuary June 22nd, 2017 10:34:06 AM