Jessie Lou (Higgs) Hooks (1927 - 2013)


Jessie L. Hooks, 85, of Mason, died at 4:33 a.m. on Saturday, May 11, 2013, at Evergreen Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Effingham.
Services were held at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday at Asbury United Methodist Church in rural Mason, with the Rev. Ed Wojnar officiating. Burial was in Union Cemetery in Altamont. Visitation was held from 5-8 p.m. on Monday at Gieseking Funeral Home in Altamont. Memorials: Donor's choice.
Mrs. Hooks was born on Nov. 1, 1927, in Springfield, the daughter of Jesse and Birdie Smith Higgs. She married Charles O. Hooks on Aug. 2, 1952, in Altamont; he died on Feb. 27, 2011.
Survivors include a son, Dean Hooks and his wife Sue of Kirkwood, Mo.; and a daughter, Susan Hooks-Phillips of Altamont.

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Published in The Leader-Union from May 13 to May 15, 2013