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Verla Hooker

Maryville |

Verla M. Hooker, age 82 of Maryville, IL, born December 10, 1938 in Mount Vernon, KY, passed away on July 11, 2021 at Anderson Hospital in Maryville.

Verla was a retired realtor/broker for Irvington Realty and Management Company.  She was a member of Mother of Perpetual Help Catholic Church in Maryville. Verla had a good memory and enjoyed watching game shows and traveling with her husband, Dennis, and their family to Nova Scotia.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Leander Pruitt and Zola (nee McKinney) Bosserman; two brothers, Ronnie and Donnie; and a sister, Virginia.

She is survived by her loving husband of 59 years, Dennis Hooker, whom she married February 17, 1962; two sons, Timothy (Laura) Hooker of Mt. Sterlington, OH and Stephen Hooker of Cherokee Village, AR; three daughters, Carleen (Daniel) Pitkin of Highland IL, Maureen (Steve) Lane of Collinsville and Kimberly Haddix of Indianapolis, IN; 16 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren.

Graveside services will be held at 2pm on Friday, July 16, 2021 at St. Catherine Cemetery in New Grand Chain, IL.

Memorials may be made in her honor to Mother of Perpetual Help Catholic Church.  Please make check payable to MPH and mail to Barry Wilson Funeral Home, 2800 N. Center Street, Maryville, IL 62062.

Condolences may be expressed to the family at barrywilsonfuneralhome.com


Obit Provided By:
Barry Wilson Funeral Home & Cremation Services

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