Mrs. Marguerite Lea Pierce Hooper, 96, passed away Friday, March 29, 2019. Mrs. Hooper was born August 11, 1922 in Kingsport, Tenn. to the late William Pierce and Ida Mae Peevler Pierce. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and great- great grandmother. Mrs. Hooper was very involved in the community of Cashiers and always loved to cook and feed any one that came to her home. She attended Cashiers Church of God.
Survivors include her children, Geraldine McCall (Jimmy), John Henry Hooper (Ruth), Willa Mae Ammons, Louise Davis (Charlie), and Rachel Griffith (David) all of Cashiers, NC; fifteen grandchildren; 36 great-grandchildren, and 59 great-great grandchildren; and a sister, Norma Mae Gaulden of Rock Hill, S.C.
Mrs. Hooper was preceded in death by her husband, Henry Richard Hooper; two children, Geneva Talley, and Charlie Hooper; two grandchildren; three sisters, Mary Pressley, Martha Pierce, and Nina Pierce; and two brothers, John Pierce and Charlie Pierce.
A Celebration of Life Service will be held 3:00 P.M. Sunday, March 31, 2019 at the Cashiers Church of God with the Rev. David Hall and Rev. Tim Pressley officiating. The family will receive friends from 2:00-3:00 p.m. prior to the service at the church. Burial will be private.
In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the Double Springs Cemetery Fund, 8335 Cullowhee Mountain Rd. Cullowhee, NC 28723.
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Bryant-Grant Funeral Home and Crematory is serving the Hooper family.