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October 31, 2013

LUCILLE HOOPER (11/20/1914- 10/24/2013)

Lucille Hooper, 98, of Wyaconda, MO, passed away October 24, 2013, in the Clark County Nursing Home in Kahoka, MO.

She was born the daughter of James and Artie Mae (Raine) Benge on November 20, 1914, in Clark County. On April 2, 1930, she married Charles Owen Hooper at Kahoka, MO.

She and her husband made their home in Wyaconda, MO.

Lucille loved spending time with her grandchildren and making quilts.

Preceding her in death were her husband on April 6, 1980; three sons, Charles, Kenneth Jr. and Bobby Don; one granddaughter; one step-granddaughter; three sisters, and seven brothers.

Survivors include her daughters, Ada May Allen of Wyaconda, MO, Lenna Lee Rockhold of Memphis, MO; her son, Roy Lee Hooper of Wyaconda, MO; sixteen grandchildren; many great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services were held on Monday, October 28, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. in the Wyaconda Baptist Church in Wyaconda, MO with Brother Delbert Scobee officiating. Pallbearers were Jackie Hooper, Jimmy Hooper, Larry Hooper, Bill Hooper, Rick Rockhold and Greg Rockhold. Burial was in the Wyaconda Cemetery, Wyaconda, MO.

Memorials were suggested to the Alzheimer's Association or to the Clark County Nursing Home and may be left at or mailed to Gerth Funeral Service, 115 S. Main, Memphis, MO 63555.

Condolences may be sent to Mrs. Hooper's family by signing the guest book at Arrangements are being handled by Gerth Funeral Service.

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