Class of 1948
HALL OF FAME INDUCTEE
JOHN HOOPER, 69, DIES
Former Haywood High School football coach, John Hooper died Saturday.
He was 69.
Hooper will be inducted posthumously into the Jackson-Madison County Sports
Hall of Fame at 6:30 p.m. Monday.
He is survived by his former wife Velva, his brother Joe and two sons David and Trell.
Hooper coached for 31 years compiling a 218-100-3 record.
Visitation will be from 5-8 p.m. today at the Brownsville Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers, memorials should be made to charity.
The Jackson Sun
April 19, 1998
JOHN B. HOOPER, 69
Brownsville - John B. Hooper, 69, football coach died at his residence. His remains
will be cremated.
He is survived by his former wife, Velva Hooper of Brownsville; two sons,
David Hooper of Jacksonville, Florida, and Trell Hooper of Memphis, a brother,
Joe Hooper of St, Louis; and two sisters, Ethel Lou Hall and Mary Nell Wimberly,
both of Paris.
For more information call Brownsville Funeral Home at 772-1551.
These obituaries added by Don
(John Hooper was Don's football coach at
Hardeman County Central (Bolivar) in the early 1950's)
The Tributes Page for John B. Hooper: GO HERE
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