Mildred Hooper


Mildred (Crews) Hooper, 98, died at 1:50 a.m. Wednesday, July 10, 2013 at Fairfield Memorial Hospital’s Skilled Care Unit.

A school teacher, she was the surviving spouse of the Rev. Leland Hooper, where they served churches in the former Southern Illinois Conference, retiring in 1970. Rev. Hooper died in 1971.

Survivors include two nieces, June Auvil of Fairfield and Wanda Block of Cisne; a nephew, Jerry Vaughan of Fairfield; several great-nieces and nephews and local cousins.

Graveside services for Mildred Hooper will be 11 a.m. Monday, July 15, at Maple Hill Cemetery. There will be no visitation.

The Johnson & Vaughn Funeral Home in Fairfield is in charge of all the arrangements.

Condolences may be sent to her caregiver, Rita Kunz, 809 Roberts Road, Sandwich, IL 60548-1159.