Cover photo for John "J.B." Bright Hooper's Obituary
John "J.B." Bright Hooper Profile Photo
1930 J.B. 2024

John "J.B." Bright Hooper

August 24, 1930 — March 14, 2024

McEwen, TN

Emblem

John Bright Hooper, age 93, of McEwen, TN passed away on Thursday, March 14, 2024. J.B. Hooper was born on August 24, 1930 in Erin, TN to Viola Boone and Ellis Hooper. 

He worked for both TVA and Ebasco for many years. He was also a Navy Veteran. In 1955, He married Delma Lee Nesbitt, having two sons. 

He enjoyed building and flying model airplanes, working on cars, going drag racing and kicking it on the very same back roads that he grew up on. 

He is preceded in death by his wife of 44 years, Delma Lee Nesbitt-Hooper, and his sons, John Alan and Phillip Ray Hooper.

Left to cherish his memories is his grandchildren, Elias Alan Hooper (Katie) of Clarksville, TN, Hannah Pearl Hooper of Burns, TN, and Emma Agnes Hooper (Cheyenne)of McEwen, TN; his two great-granddaughters, Ivana Disney and Ophelia Upchurch-Hooper.  J.B. is also survived by many loving extended family members, friends, neighbors and his cousin, Warren Patterson.

A visitation for J.B. will be on Tuesday, March 19, 2024 at Luff-Bowen McEwen beginning at 5:00 P.M. until 8:00 P.M. and also on Wednesday, March 20, 2024 at 9:00 A.M. until the time of service at 12:00 P.M. Interment will follow at Nesbitt Cemetery in McEwen, TN.

Arrangements are entrusted to Luff-Bowen Funeral Home

Online condolences may be made by visiting luffbowen.com.

9729 US Highway 70 E, McEwen, TN 37101

931-582-2671

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of John "J.B." Bright Hooper, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Tuesday, March 19, 2024

5:00 - 8:00 pm (Central time)

Luff-Bowen Funeral Home - McEwen

9729 Hwy. 70 East, McEwen, TN 37101

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Visitation

Wednesday, March 20, 2024

9:00am - 12:00 pm (Central time)

Luff-Bowen Funeral Home - McEwen

9729 Hwy. 70 East, McEwen, TN 37101

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Funeral Service

Wednesday, March 20, 2024

12:00 - 1:00 pm (Central time)

Luff-Bowen Funeral Home - McEwen

9729 Hwy. 70 East, McEwen, TN 37101

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Burial

Wednesday, March 20, 2024

1:30 - 2:15 pm (Central time)

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Guestbook

Visits: 1562

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree