Hooper, Mildred Justine Thompson (Cleveland)

Monday, January 18, 2021
Mildred Justine Thompson Hooper
Mildred Justine Thompson Hooper

Mildred Justine Thompson Hooper, 74, of Cleveland, Tennessee, went home to the Lord at 4:15 p.m. on Friday, January 15, 2021. She was of the Baptist faith.

Mildred was preceded in death by her husband, Paul Cue Hooper; parents, Leonard P. Thompson and Mary Catherine Ervin; and granddaughter, Barbara Justine Shope.

She is survived by her special friend, Virgil Calhoun Jr.; daughter, Lisa Aytes; sons, Tim Gibson, and Stacey Calhoun; grandsons, Brayden Carter, Justin Calhoun, and Chandler Calhoun; great-granddaughter, Felicity Calhoun; and sisters, Brenda Powell and Carolyn Morgan.

A celebration of her life will be conducted at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 19, in the chapel of Ralph Buckner Funeral Home with Reverend Joe Brooks officiating.

The family will receive friends from 5-6 p.m. at the funeral home prior to the service.

You may watch the service via live stream on Ralph Buckner Funeral Home’s Facebook page.

We invite you to send a message of condolence and view the Hooper family guestbook at www.ralphbuckner.com.


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