Orice Delas Hooper

September 13, 1934 - June 03, 2013 

Orice Delas Hooper

September 13, 1934 - June 03, 2013 

Obituary for Orice Delas Hooper

Orice D. Hooper, 78, of Rutherfordton, died Monday, June 3 at Oak Grove Health Care Center. A native of Laurenceburg, TN, he was the son of the late Delas and Lois Conner Hooper. Orice was a member of Forest Lake Baptist Church and a former supervisor from AGI.

He is survived by his wife, Geraldine Hill Hooper of Rutherfordton; daughter Bobbie Shannon of Tryon; son William Hooper of Asheville; five brothers, Rev. Ray Hooper of Forest City, Dan Hooper of Maryland, Stanley Hooper and Allen Hooper of Forest City, Henry Hooper of Morganton; six sisters, Leona Pilgrim, Doris Harris, Terry Edney, Marlene Coffey, Jean Goode, and Elaine Jones, all of Forest City; and a multitude of nieces, nephews and in laws. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, Jerry Hooper.

Funeral services will be held 11AM Thursday, June 6 at Crowe’s Mortuary with Rev. Wayne Toney officiating. Interment will follow in Eternal Hills Memorial Park. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the mortuary.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Hospice of Rutherford County, PO Box 336, Forest City, NC 28043 or Polk Wellness Center Equine Therapy Program, 155 West Mills Street, Suite 201, Columbus, NC 28722.

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