Mr. Jere Douglas Hooper, Sr., age 84 of Waverly, passed away Tuesday, December 4, 2018 at his home. Mr. Hooper was born November 14, 1934 in Bakerville to the late Harris Cliff Hooper Sr. and Virginia Jewell (White) Hooper. He married Mary Anne (Stapp) Hooper and they had five children. He was an educator, farmer, and a member of the Waverly First United Methodist Church.
Mr. Hooper is survived by his:
Wife- Mary Anne Hooper
Daughter-Lisa Talley (George II) of Birmingham, AL
Daughter- Susan Fussell (Dan) of Waverly
Son- Jere Hooper Jr. (Laura) of Waverly
Daughter- Elizabeth Oliphant (Andy) of Brentwood, TN
Sister-in-law- Laura D. Hooper
George Talley III
Martha Jane Hooper
He also leaves several nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Besides his parents, he is preceded in death by an infant daughter, Martha Jane Hooper, two brothers, Harris Hooper Jr. and Robert Hooper, and an infant brother, Cornelius Dow Hooper.
Visitation with the family will be on Friday at Luff-Bowen Funeral Home in the Eastview Room from 5-8pm and on Saturday from 9-11am. Funeral Service for Mr. Hooper will be on Saturday at 11am in the Chapel of Luff Bowen Funeral Home conducted by Rev. Thad Collier. Interment will follow at the Fowlkes Cemetery in Bakerville.
In lieu of flowers, the family asks that contributions be made to:
Fowlkes Cemetery Fund c/o First Federal Bank, P.O. Box 69 Waverly, TN
Waverly First United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 147 Waverly, TN
or a church or charity of your choice.
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