Hookey, Julia Gilliam (South Pittsburg)

Tuesday, January 8, 2013

Julia Gilliam Hookey, 73, of South Pittsburg, Tennessee, died unexpectedly on Tuesday, January 8, 2013 in a local hospital.

The daughter of the late Garrett Clinton and Jeanette Collins Gilliam, she was a member of Wesley United Methodist Church in South Pittsburg.  She worked for many years at South Pittsburg Hospital and then Grandview Medical Center in the Billing and Medical Records departments.  She enjoyed quilting, flower and vegetable gardening and loved to travel.  She was also a member of the Golden Friends social group.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Jerre Hookey and brother, Clinton Gilliam.

She is survived by her daughter, Dianne (Jackie) Quick of Fayetteville, TN; son, Robert (Barbara Jordan) Hookey of Chattanooga; grandchildren, Brad (Amanda) Quick of Fayetteville, Kymberly (Nathan) Cooper of Arab, AL, Amber Madewell of Tony, AL, Ashley Helton of Fayetteville, Joseph (Jessica) Hookey of Chattanooga, Lindsey Jordan of Knoxville and Taylor Jordan of Chattanooga; great-grandchildren, Austin, Kelsea, Layna, Max, Katie Beth, Nora Rose, Corbin and Garrett; sister, Joyce (Jim) Haskew of South Pittsburg; brother, Clyde (Earline) Gilliam of Chattanooga; several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be conducted from the South Pittsburg Chapel of Rogers Funeral Home on Friday, Jan. 11, at 2 p.m. CT time with Reverend Joe Moore officiating.  Interment will follow at Cumberland View Cemetery in Kimball.

The family will receive friends for visitation on Thursday, Jan. 10, from 4-8 pm CT at the funeral home.

Condolences may be sent by visiting www.rogersfuneralhome.com.

 


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