Laura B. Harper (Maddix) Haupt (1914-2009)
Laura B. Harper (Maddix) Haupt, a Hampton, Va., resident since 1995, formerly of Ashland, Ky., died Monday, Sept. 14, 2009.
Mrs. Haupt was born April 19, 1914, in Grahn, Ky., the daughter of the late William Harper and Amanda Edna Binion Harper Maddix. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Harry H. Haupt; a stepson, Raymond Haupt; a stepdaughter, Vivian Heckert; her stepfather, Fred D. Maddix Sr.; two sisters, Tewatha M. (Tommie) Colley and Hazel M. Topping; and four brothers, Julius Clifford Maddix, Fred B. (Buddy-Sereek) Maddix Jr., William T. Maddix and James F. (Jack) Maddix.
Her survivors include two sisters, Geneva Christene Forrest of Poquoson, Va., and Mary E. (Libby) Kazarnowicz of Hampton; several stepgrandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.
The family wishes to express its heartfelt thanks to her caregiver, Mrs. Terri Brown, for her years of devoted and special care.
A celebration of Laura's life will be at 6 p.m. today, Sept. 17 at Parklawn-Wood Funeral Home in Hampton after which the family will receive friends until 7:30 p.m.
Graveside services and burial will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 19 at Rose Hill Burial Park in Ashland.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions be made to a charity of choice.
Miller Funeral Home, 1941 Carter Ave., is in charge of arrangements in Ashland.