Doris Ann Jackson Hooper

Published 5:16 pm Friday, March 9, 2018

Doris Ann Jackson Hooper, 78, of Mill Spring, North Carolina, passed away Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018, at her residence.

She is predeceased by her husband, Leonard Eugene (Gene) Hooper; son, Randy Waters; and brother, Donald Griffin. 

Left to cherish her memories are her children, Larry Waters and wife Renea, Bobby Waters, and Delinda Anderson; grandchildren, Chris Waters and wife Nikki, Tonya Pence and husband Marty, Tiffany Grant and husband Curtis, Jamie Grainger, and Brandon Anderson; 10 great-grandchildren; siblings, Barbara Revels and late husband Earl, Dorothy Reid and husband Albert, Pat Pittman and husband James, James Griffin and wife Ann, Rick Giles and wife Kim; and sister-in-law, Shirley Griffin.

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Doris was a faithful member of Grassy Knob Baptist Church for many years. She worked as a waitress most of her life.

Doris enjoyed cooking, sewing and gardening. She will be remembered for being thoughtful, helpful, laughing and always having a kind word. She will forever be remembered and missed by all that loved her.

A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, March 17, 2018, at Grassy Knob Baptist Church, Grassy Knob Road, Rutherfordton, 28139.

Services are entrusted to Robert Morgan Funeral and Cremation Service, LLC of Boiling Springs, North Carolina.

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