David Clayton & Sons

200 W Center ST, Duncanville, TX


Sandra Jean Hampton

April 19, 1963June 27, 2019

Sandy Hampton, 56, passed away on June 27, 2019. She was born on April 19, 1963 to Edgar and Lois McMahon in Germany. Sandy worked in Upward Bound at Eastfield College where she changed the lives of hundreds of students and touched the hearts of everyone she met. Sandy's favorite place to be was on the beach with her "Pop-eye," James Hampton her amazing loving husband, friend, and partner in life for 34 years. James encouraged Sandy when she wanted to go back to college and get her associates degree. Which she was able to do with the help of being one of the first winners of the Erin Tierney Kramp award. Sandy graduated from Mountain View College with honors and made the Dean's List. She had the most giving heart and always helped anyone anyway she could. She started the "Treats for Troops" along with the Christmas Angel Tree programs on campus. She organized collections for food, blankets, clothes, books, and toiletries for Battered Womens' and homeless shelters along with local food pantry. Sandy was known for her love of animals and always had dog and cat food, bottled water, a blanket, and bird seed in he trunk of her car. No stray was turned away, no belly went empty. Sandy is proceeded in death by her sister Cindy McMahon. Those left to remember are her husband James, her son James Clay Traynham, her daughter Christy Jean Traynham, seven grandchildren, family, friends, colleagues, and all her students who called her their "UB Mom." Mary and Olivia Palacios wife and daughter of Carlos Palacios, recently deceased, lifelong friends of James and Sandy, Aaron Hernandez who she called her "adopted son." Most of all her fur babies Pudge and Spooky Boo, her loyal always by her side great danes, and Orangy the cat.


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Carol Dowdy-Dodd

June 28, 2019

Sandy came into my life in the seventh grade and changed it forever. She was my very best friend in the entire world. She didn't just make me want to be a better person, she made me believe that I could. My other half, my confidant, my partner in crime. I love you Sandy, and my heart is broken...