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Nelda Jean Masters Hooker
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Birth: Jul. 7, 1932
Death: Feb. 28, 2009


Taft Midway Driller
Tue Mar 03, 2009, 09:13 AM PST

Taft, Calif. -
July 1932 February 2009

On February 28, 2009 while living in Tyler, Texas, Nelda Jean Masters Hooker went to meet her Savior and to walk heaven's streets of gold with her loving husband. Jean was born on July 7, 1932 in Boswell, Oklahoma. After marrying Lee Hooker, she and the family moved to Taft, CA where they began raising their children. Soon after their son, Larry and daughter, Debbie were raised they moved to Bakersfield, CA where they raised their two sons, Matt and Todd. While living in Bakersfield they were active in church and supported Christian youth programs. Upon retirement they moved to Tyler, Texas. Jean was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Lee Hooker and her sister, Kathleen Masters Pruitt. Jean is survived by her brother, Jack A. Masters of San Martin, CA. She also has four children and their spouses, Larry and Betty Hooker, Debra and Ted Balestino all of Bakersfield, CA, Matt and Gail Hooker and Todd and Lisa Hooker all of Houston, TX; her eight beloved grandchildren, Bryan Hooker, Matthew Hooker, Jeana Balestino, Christa Mahaffey, Myranda Brandos, Michelle Guerin, Katie Johnston and Theo Hooker; and eight great-grandchildren, Kylee and Logan Mahaffey, Matthew Hooker, Devin Brewster, Haylee Guerin, Gage Odle and Ava Johnston. In lieu of flowers the family requests that donations may be made in Jean's name to Teen Challenge or to other Christian youth programs. A graveside funeral service will be held in the West Side District Cemetery on Saturday, March 7, 2009, at 11:00 a.m. Visitation will be held on Friday, March 6, 2009, from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Erickson & Brown Funeral Home.

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  Leland Leon Hooker (1930 - 1998)*
*Calculated relationship
West Side District Cemetery
Kern County
California, USA
Created by: Diana Satterfield
Record added: Mar 06, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 34519482
Nelda Jean <i>Masters</i> Hooker
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Your brother (Jack) and I both miss you.
- J. Riggs
 Added: Aug. 13, 2010
Remembering your today ....
- Zuzu*s Petals
 Added: Oct. 23, 2009

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