Theresa Dampier, 83, peacefully went to be with her Lord on Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018 in Sebring, Florida, with her husband by her side. She was born on July 17, 1934 in Avon Park, Florida to the late E.E. and Julia (Jackson) Earnest. She had been a resident of Sebring since 1996 having moved from Norcross, Georgia. She was a member of the Whispering Pines Baptist Church. She was very active in her church having taught Sunday School for over 25 years. She enjoyed cooking and was an avid reader. She especially loved her family and making a home for them.
Theresa is survived by her husband of 64 years, Gerald Kenneth Dampier of Sebring; children, Terrie Jean Booth (John Edward) of Orlando and Keith E. Dampier (Paula) of Cummings, Georgia; sisters, Sue Allison (Paul) of Avon Park, Hilda Purvis (Ed) of Bradenton and Freda Hoffman (Bob) of Sebring; she is also survived by six grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
There will be a memorial service held at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 3, 2018 at the Whispering Pines Baptist Church, 303 White Pine Drive, Sebring, Florida, with Pastors Steve Trinkle and Paul von Merveldt Jr. officiating. The family will receive friends beginning at 10 a.m. Memorial contributions may be made to the Whispering Pines Baptist Church, Building Fund, 303 White Pine Drive, Sebring, Florida 33872 or to the Good Shepherd Hospice, 1110 Hammock Road, Sebring, Florida 33870.
Services entrusted to Stephenson-Nelson Funeral Home, 4001 Sebring Parkway, Sebring, Florida 33870. Online condolences may be left at stephensonnelsonfh.com.