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Grace Hooks

Mrs. Grace Amerson Hooks - SAVANNAH - Durden-Hudson Funeral Directors announces the death of Mrs. Grace Amerson Hooks. She died Friday, January 4, 2013 at Spanish Oaks Retreat. She was 86 years old. Mrs. Hooks was born in Lexsy, GA, and spent most of her life in Savannah, GA. She attended Georgia Teachers College in Statesboro and was a schoolteacher until she married and moved to Savannah, where she became a homemaker and mother. She was married to the late Doyle Hooks for more than 63 years. She was preceded in death by her husband; her parents, Johnnie and Mamie Amerson; her sister, Louise Youmans; and her brother, Don Amerson. She was a Baptist. She is survived by her three children, Danny Hooks (Marianna) of Hilton Head, SC, Donna Waters (John) of Savannah, and Dale Hooks (Brenda) of Richmond Hill; her sister, Bonnie Youmans of Savannah, Georgia; and her sisters-in-law and their husbands: Judi Amerson of Bloomingdale, GA; Melba and Gene Bishop of Mobile, AL; Gloria Youmans, and Sylvia and Mickey Durden of Swainsboro, GA.; five Grandchildren: Michelle Hartman (Phil), Donald Hooks (Amy), Chris Waters (Stephanie), Scott Waters (Ashley) and Anna Grace Hooks; and five Great Grandchildren: Hazen Hartman, August Gussie Hartman, Noah Hooks, Savannah Waters and Cheyenne Waters. The family would like to thank the wonderful staff at Spanish Oaks Retreat and Hospice for the compassionate care they provided to our mother and our entire family. Remembrances may be made to Spanish Oaks Hospice, 8510 Whitfield Ave., Savannah, GA 31406. Funeral services will be Sunday, January 6, 2013 at 2 p.m. in the Peebles-Curry Memorial Chapel with Elder Mickey Durden officiating. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 1 - 2 p.m. prior to the service. Interment will be in New Hope Cemetery. Durden-Hudson Funeral Directors Savannah Morning News January 6, 2013 Please sign our Obituary Guest Book at savannahnow.com/obituaries.

Published in Savannah Morning News on Jan. 6, 2013
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