Margaret (Walker) Hooper (1925 - 2018)

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Margaret Walker Hooper, 93, died on Monday, Dec. 31, 2018, at Morning Pointe Assisted Living residence in Collegedale, Tennessee.
A native of Washington County, Kentucky she was born April 6, 1925, to the late Albert Browning and Margaret Claire Moran Walker.
She was a graduate of Springfield High School, a former member of the Springfield Presbyterian Church and resided for 57 years in Carlyle, Illinois.
Preceding her in death were her husband, James Meredith Hooper; a daughter, Margaret "Peggy" C. Ribando; two brothers and their wives, James Albert Walker (Norma) and Willis T. Walker (Corine); a sister, Kathleen Taylor Walker; a sister and her husband, Sarah Walker Goatley (David) and a nephew, Jimmie DeWayne Walker.
Survivors include a son, Michael Hooper and his wife, Sherry of Ooltewah, Tennessee; seven grandchildren, Brian Hooper (Magen) of Brentwood, Tennessee, Daniel Hooper (Amanda) of McKinney, Texas, James Hooper of San Diego, California, Jason Ribando (Amy) of Walnut Creek, California, Christopher Ribando (Janka) of St. Louis, Missouri, David Ribando (Sharmila) of San Francisco, California and Sarah Ribando Thangaswamy (Sridhar) of Dunlap, Illinois and 12 great-grandchildren, Grace and Stella Hooper of Brentwood, Tennessee, William and Andrew Hooper of McKinney, Texas, Ava, Claire and Jonah Ribando of Walnut Creek, California, Martin and Elena Ribando of St. Louis, Missouri and Nikhill, Gabriel and Lena-Ann Thangaswamy of Dunlap, Illinois. Also surviving are a nephew, David Mason Goatley (Allie) of Louisville and three nieces, Sally Mattingly of Bardstown, Judy Russell (Billy) of Springfield and Kathy Barber (Eddie) of Louisville.
Funeral services were held at 11 a.m., Saturday, Jan. 5, at Carey & Son Funeral Home with Rev. Clay Stevens, pastor of the Springfield Presbyterian Church, officiating.
Burial was in the Pleasant Grove Cemetery.
The casket bearers were the seven grandchildren.
Memorial contributions may be made to Springfield Presbyterian Church, 140 East Main Street, Springfield, KY 40069; Hearth Hospice, 1800 Rossville Avenue, Suite 114, Chattanooga, TN 37408 and the , 225 N. Michigan Avenue, Floor 17, Chicago, Illinois 60601.
Carey & Son Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
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Published in The Springfield Sun on Jan. 9, 2019
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