Funeral Service for Elizabeth Hooper, 93 of Poteau, Oklahoma will beat 2:00 PM on Saturday, January 28, 2023 at Evans Chapel of Memories in Poteau, Oklahoma with Donald Cherry, and Steve Breedlove officiating. Burial will follow at Oakland Cemetery in Poteau, Oklahoma under the direction of Evans & Miller Funeral Home of Poteau, Oklahoma.
Elizabeth was born on September 16, 1929 in Poteau, Oklahoma to Shirley Maybelle (Foote) Cheely and James Scott Cheely and passed away on January 23, 2023 in Fort Smith, Arkansas. She was preceded in death by her parents, her older brother, Walter Joe Cheely; and younger sister, Charlene Jane Stanley; and her oldest son, Fredrick (Rick) Hooper. She graduated from Poteau High School in 1948. She started nurses training at St. Joseph's in Hot Springs, Arkansas but left to marry Russ Hooper, and moved to California. She worked in retail, Bank of America, St. Johns and with private care physicians. She loved gardening more than hiking or anything else. She loved her church family at the Poteau Church of Christ.
Survivors include her son, Joseph Hooper; three sisters, Arminta Johnson, Carolyn Turney, and Suzan Saneman; grandchildren, Michael Parker, Jenna Hooper, Kandis Hooper, Cassie Oostra, Joshua Hooper, Bella and Greyson Hooper; great grandchildren, Cole Brown, Jaden Hooper, Peyton Khote, and William Oostra; numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives, and loved ones.
Visitation will be Friday, January 27, 2023 from 5:00-7:00 PM at Evans & Miller Funeral Home of Poteau, Oklahoma.
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