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James Edward “Jay” Hooker, Jr

  • Birth 21 Nov 1926 Crawfordsville, Crittenden County, Arkansas, USA
  • Death 6 Jan 1988 Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee, USA
  • Burial Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee, USA
  • Memorial ID 21731995

James Edward Hooker and Myrtle Lillian Johnson Hooker

Thomas Benton Hooker and Martha Ann Auten Hooker

Wiley Benjamin Johnson
and Alma Hattie Henry Johnson

James Edward Hooker Jr. was the second child and only son to James and Myrtle Hooker.

Jay was a WWII Veteran. He was married to Doris Dunlap Hooker. They have three children: James Riley, Janice Carol, and Jennifer Lynne.

He also leaves behind his beloved grandchildren: Lauren Ashley, Frederick Fouad, and Edward Omar.

His half-siblings are:
brother: Cleo Benton Hooker
sister: Rosa lee Hooker
brother: Jewel Hooker
brother: Thomas Edward Hooker
sister: Martha Agnes "Billie" Hooker Cooper Donaldson
sister: Dorothy "Dot" Ann Hooker Sweet Stamps
sister: Mable Ruth "Pete" Hooker Anderson
sister: Alma Maude "Little Sister" Hooker

Even though they were half siblings, not one of these children thought this away. They were very close and loved each other very much.

If you have a moment, please leave a note and token for my Uncle Jay. Thanking you from the bottom of my heart.





  • Created by: Peace, Comfort and Hugs, Brenda & Wendy
  • Added: 23 Sep 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 21731995
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for James Edward “Jay” Hooker, Jr (21 Nov 1926–6 Jan 1988), Find A Grave Memorial no. 21731995, citing Memorial Park Cemetery, Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee, USA ; Maintained by Peace, Comfort and Hugs, Brenda & Wendy (contributor 46937518) .