Alton Thigpen Hemperley

October 13, 1938March 21, 2013

BOSSIER CITY, LA – Services honoring the life of Mr. Alton T. Hemperley will be held at 10:00 a.m., Monday, March 25, 2013, at Woodridge Baptist Church Chapel with Rev. Chuck McInturf officiating. Interment will follow in Centuries Memorial Park. The family will receive guests on Sunday evening between the hours of 5-7 p.m. at Centuries Memorial Funeral Home.

Alton was born on October 13, 1938, in Shreveport, LA to parents, Asa and Vera (Thigpen) Hemperley and passed away on Thursday afternoon, March 21, 2013. He served his country proudly by enlisting in both the U.S. Army and the U.S. Navy. Alton was a true “Mr. Fix It” and right or wrong, could fix just about anything. He loved to go fishing and he loved his family. Alton was a wonderful husband, father, and grandfather who will be deeply missed by those who knew and loved him.

Alton was preceded in death by his parents; and three brothers, John Oliver Hemperley, Asa Hemperley, Jr., and Mercer Hemperley. He is survived by his wife of 51 years, Mrs. Patricia (Belcher) Hemperley; son, Coty Hemperley; daughters, Marlin Hadley and husband, Ken; Michelle Hornsby and husband, Travis; sister, Margaret Gayle Fleege; brothers, Charles Wayne Hemperley and wife, Brenda, Marion “Buster” Hemperley; and grandchildren, K.C. Hadley, III and wife, Olivia, Kyle Hadley, and Chelsea Hornsby.

The family would like to express their sincere thanks to the nurses and staff of Garden Park Nursing Home, St. Joseph Hospice, and all the health care providers that took such wonderful care of Alton.

In lieu of flowers the family requests donations be made to Woodridge Baptist Church Building Fund.


  • Visitation Sunday, March 24, 2013
  • Funeral Service Monday, March 25, 2013

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Dallas Milton

March 31, 2013


March 28, 2013

Aunt Pat, Marlin & Michelle,
I am so sorry to hear of Uncle Alton's passing. Love to all. Mary Hemperley Gray

Donna Hemperley

March 28, 2013

Aunt Pat, Marlin & Michelle,
I am so very sorry to hear of Uncle Alton's passing. Please know that we love you and will be praying for God to give you comfort now and in the days to come. The memories we have of him will forever be cherished.

Robin Parker

March 28, 2013

Aunt Pat,
I am sorry to hear about Uncle Alton. I have such wonderful memories of him. We love and miss all of you. Robbie Hemperley Parker

Angie Roberts

March 27, 2013

We are so sorry for your loss. Looking over the pictures brings back such great memories of times back in Jacksonville. Prayers, thoughts and hugs for your all.

Love, Angie Burnettte Roberts, Russ and Tiffany.

Laura Hemperley NeuNeubert

March 27, 2013

Aunt Pat, Marlin, Michelle and family. I am sorry to hear that uncle Alton has passed away. I pray that God gives you peace and healing.

Laura Hemperley Neubert

March 27, 2013

Aunt Pat, Marlin and Michelle,

I am sorry to hear that Uncle Alton has passed. Time has separated us. I did not know of this until after the services. I pray that God sends you peace and healing.

March 26, 2013

The employees of Certified Balance would like to express our deep sorrow for your loss. He will be missed by so many.

ann and theresa connors

March 25, 2013

sorry for your loss

Annie Waddle Melvin

March 25, 2013

Marlin and family, I am so sorry for your loss. Praying God will wrap you in his arms and give you peace.