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Mrs. Thelma Hooper, 80, transitioned on Thursday, August 12, 2021 at her residence in Fayette, Alabama.
Thelma Virginia Hooper was born May 1, 1941 to Augusta Metcalf Lipsey and Prentis Lipsey in Guin, Alabama. Thelma departed this life on August 12, 2021 at her residence in Fayette, Alabama.
She was a faithful member of Shiloh CME Church until her death. She was a member of the Usher Board, Choir and the Church Secretary. Thelma was a member of the Hopewell Bella Heroines of Jericho Queen Ester Clario Court #629, Fulton, MS. She worked for Lanier Clothing.
She leaves to cherish her memories a sister: Dorothy Terrell of Winfield, AL, and brothers: Hayward Lipsey of Guin, AL, Morty White of Sulligent, AL, sister-in-law: Janice Smith White, her nephew, "Son" Carl Lipsey, nieces and nephews: Tyler and Kayla Lipsey, Deona Wallace, Hal Lipsey, and Teresa Lipsey, step-daughter: Shirley Harvel (Luther) of Biloxi, MS and step-son: Sammy Hooper (Francis) of Fulton, MS, also Thelma Parker and a host of cousins, other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her husband: Sammie Lee Hooper, brothers: Haywood Lipsey, Curtis Lipsey, Bertis Lipsey, Carl Lipsey, Sr., and James Lipsey.
Services will be held on Friday, August 20, 2021 at 1p.m., at New Hope Free Will Baptist Church on 128 Western Front Road in Beaverton, AL, 35544. Burial will take place at Beaverton Creek Cemetery in Beaverton, AL. Serenity-Autry Funeral Home of Pontotoc is in charge of the arrangements.
Body will lie in state one hour prior to service time.