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Joan Hooper



Memorial Service:
14:00 on 2017-11-18
First Baptist Church, 738 E. Castle Street, Murfreesboro, TN

Joan Carol Tillage-Hooper reached her eternal peace on November 11, 2017 at St. Thomas Rutherford Hospital in Murfreesboro, Tennessee.

She was born on August 17, 1949 in Chicago, Illinois to the late and great James R. and Clara L. Tillage

Joan accepted Christ at an early age at Mount Pilgrim Missionary Baptist Church in Chicago, Illinois. Joan grew up in Chicago where she met her husband, Eddie P. Hooper Jr. who preceded her in death.

Five children were born to this union. Her son, Jermaine Renay Tillage preceded her in death.

Joan was a member of First Baptist Church, under the leadership of Pastor James McCarroll Jr., where she served on the Usher Broad and enjoyed working in the church daycare center.

Joan was a card playing lady. She loved being called "Woman" by her niece, Nikki. She also loved fussing about the First Sunday Meal with the family every month. Joan loved us All.. We loved her MORE.

Joan leaves to cherish precious memories, her children, Vanessa Alexander, Yolanda (Gregory) Tillage-Hall, Keith Hooper, Jason Tillage and honorary son, Leton (Kisha) Daniels; sisters, Janet (Elvis) Jackson-Clarke and Andrea (Anthony) Tillage- Owens; ten grandchildren; two great grandchildren; devoted cousin, Judith Clarke of South Holland, Illinois; special friends, Stella Seargent of Chicago, Illinois and Gail (Mount) Williams of Murfreesboro, Tennessee; a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Scales and Sons Funeral Home

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