Mrs. Martha E. Duckworth Anderson Hooper

Contributed by Pam Duprest.  Thanks, Pam!

From: The Piggott Times, July 25, 2001  (Clay Co., AR)

Martha E. Hooper, 94, died Sunday, July 15, 2001, at Morton Terrace in Morton, Ill.  She was born March 3, 1907, in Hamilton Co., Illinois to John Francis and Ellen Varner Duckworth.  She married Walter E. Hooper on October 1, 1944 in Peoria, Illinois.  He preceded her in death on February 15, 1983, in Peoria.

She was a member of Dayton Avenue Baptist Church.

She was also preceded in death by one son, Gaylon Leo Anderson, three sisters and two brothers.

She is survived by one daughter, Jackie Anderson O'Brien of Jackson, Mississippi; four grandchildren, four great grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.

Services were held at 11 a.m. Thursday, July 19, at Wilton Mortuary in Peoria with Rev. Paul Smith officiating.  Entombment was in Springdale Mausoleum.  Memorials may be made to St. Augustine Manor.

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