Iberia Hampton with her oldest son Bill Hampton. | File
Monday, October 17, 2016 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews || UPDATED: 10/18/16
A memorial service for Iberia Hampton, the mother of slain Black Panther leader Fred Hampton, is set to take place this Sunday, her oldest son, Maywood Park District Commissioner Bill Hampton, noted on his Facebook page.
Iberia died in her Maywood home on Sunday at the age of 94, her children confirmed. She had reportedly been recovering from a stroke she’d suffered months earlier.
Bill said that her body would be flown back to her native Louisiana, where her husband is buried.
Visitations will be held at Wallace Funeral Home, 2020 W. Roosevelt Rd., in Broadview on Friday, Oct. 21 from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. and on Saturday, Oct.22, from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
A memorial service will take place on Sunday, Oct. 23, from 1:30 pm. to 5 p.m., at the Maywood Park District headquarters, 921 S. 9th Ave., in Maywood. VFP
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