Bessie Arrington Hooper

Dec 13, 2013

1920 — 2013

WAYNESVILLE — Bessie Arrington Hooper, 93, of Waynesville,  passed away, Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2013, at her residence.  She was born in Haywood County June 9, 1920, to the late Oscar and Kate Erwin Arrington. She worked for 23 years at Wellco, Industries. She was also a member of the Beth Eden Baptist Church.

In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, Clarence J. Hooper; sisters, Thelma Arrington and Ada Nichols; and a brother, Clarence Arrington.

Survivors include, children, Carolyn Counts (Jimmy), C.J. Hooper Jr. (Elda), and Suzanne Hooper; six grandchildren, Kevin Counts, Nicole Harvey, Jonathan Harvey, Tommy Hooper, Tony Darnell and Tina Ramero; and two great-grandchildren, Colten Harvey and Tyndall Darnell.

Memorial services will be held at 11 a.m., Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2013, at Beth Eden Baptist Church.

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