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Jessie Bernice Hooper Anderson
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Birth: Mar. 6, 1917
Shelby County
Texas, USA
Death: Nov. 7, 2011
Harris County
Texas, USA

Jessie Bernice Anderson, our precious loving mother, at age 94, of Houston, passed away Monday, November 7, 2011 at Vosswood Nursing Center in Houston, Texas.
She was born March 6, 1917 to Jesse and Dolly (Crawford) Hooper in Paxton, Texas. In 1961 she moved to Houston and taught fourth grade at Francis Elementary School in the Aldine School District for many years. She enjoyed traveling and hearing of trips taken by those around her. For many years she made annual visits to see the foliage in Virginia and Port Aransas for the beach. She enjoyed being with family, nature walks and tending her flowers. She was a resident of the Vosswood Nursing Center in Houston and was dearly loved and cared for by the staff. She was a member of the Memorial Baptist Church, Spring, Texas and she enjoyed Clift Notes Bible study class at Second Baptist Church, Houston, Texas.
She is preceded in death by her Husband, Lofton Anderson of the Fellowship Community; her Sister Nannie Hill Oates and her brother, Sam P. Hooper both from the Paxton Community.
She is survived by:
Son: James L. Anderson and wife, Donna of Houston
Daughters: Mary Ann Brown of Houston Nancy Reed & husband, Lowell of Houston Judy Thompson & husband,
Don of Houston Fairy Jeanette Oliver & husband, John of Joaquin
Grandchildren: Libby Brown of Carson City, Nevada Chris Brown of Boise, Idaho John Carlson & wife, Tapestri of Round Rock Brad Anderson of Houston Bryan Thompson of Austin Holly Thompson Rodriguez of Spring
Great Grandchildren: Valerie Carlson and Brody Carlson of Round Rock Joseph Gallo of Carson City, Nevada Cameron Tankersley of San Marcos
Sister-in-law: Mary Beth Hooper of Paxton
Nephews: Sam P. Hooper, Jr. & wife, Katherine of Mineola Mark Hooper & wife, Terry of Andrews, Texas Pallbearers: Bryan Thompson, Chris Brown, Cameron Tankersley, John David Carlson, Brad Anderson, Jonathan Grace and Mike Ramsey
A special thank you from the family to the staff at Vosswood Nursing Center for all the uplifting, cheery support you gave our mother through the years. She loved meeting and talking with the residents and staff at Vosswood. In lieu of flowers donations can be sent to Odyssey Hospice Care, 2636 South Loop W, #210, Houston, TX 77054 or a charity of your choice .
You may sign the online registry book at
Services are under the direction of
Mangum Funeral Home
420 San Augustine Street
Center, Texas 75935
Phone: 936-598-3341

Published in Houston Chronicle on November 11, 2011 
Family links: 
  Jesse Hooper (1889 - 1967)
  Dollie Hooper (1895 - 1983)
Oaklawn Memorial Park
Shelby County
Texas, USA
Created by: Joel Farringer
Record added: Nov 11, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 80269541
Jessie Bernice <i>Hooper</i> Anderson
Added by: Joel Farringer
Jessie Bernice <i>Hooper</i> Anderson
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