Services for Jean L. Hooper, 93, Lawrence will be 11 am, Saturday, January 11, 2014, at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Oak Hill cemetery.
Mrs. Hooper died Monday, January 6, 2014, at her home.
She was born September 16, 1920, in Atchison, KS, the daughter of Louis H. and Mary E. Davenport. Jean enjoyed gardening; making handmade crafts, and nothing was more important than spending time with family.
She married James H. Hooper on August 30, 1941, in Los Angeles, CA. They moved to Lawrence, in December of 1960. She worked in housekeeping for Virginia Inn and Travelodge Motels of Lawrence, for many years.
Survivors include a daughter, Sandra Edwards; two sons, James Hooper Jr. and David Hooper Sr.; eleven Grandchildren; twenty six great grandchildren; and nine great great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband James Hooper Sr.; son, Daniel Hooper Sr.; and a great grandson.
Friends may call from noon to 8 pm Friday, at the funeral home. The family will receive friends from 10 am to 11 am Saturday, before the service.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, sent in care of the funeral home, P.O. Box 1260 Lawrence, KS 66044.
Messages & Condolences
So sorry for your loss David, I lived across the street from your parents for a few years and such nice folks. We talked at work about how well your mom got around and seemed ageless.
So sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.
Brandi McNish and family
So sorry for your loss. Remember her as always happy and smiling!
I had the pleasure of working with Jean at the Traveloge in Lawrence many,many years ago when I was just a teen. She was so awesome! She showed me how to make stuffed Christmas decorations!!
Our sympathy to your family. So sorry for your loss. Orville and Mary Jane Church
My thoughts and prayers are with our family.
Rest in peace Aunt Jean. Memories of my childhood visiting Kansas and all of mom’s side of the family will always hold a special place in my heart. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you. While this is s sad day for us, we know you are in a better place. Love & Prayers, Tracie Hooper Rinker, daughter of Armond & Theodota Hooper.
Our hearts are heavy. Memories of Aunt Jean will forever be in our hearts. Hugs, many loving thoughts and prayers. The family of the late Armand and Theodota Hooper.
To the Jean Hooper family,we are real sorry for your loss. Thoughts and prayers ! Mike &. Diana Leming
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