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Brown Marie Hooten

Services will be 2 p.m. Thursday at White & Mahon Funeral Home in Troy, with Dr. Vann Kissell officiating. Burial will follow in Ebenezer Cemetery near Troy.
The family will receive friends from 11 a.m. until the hour of services Thursday at the funeral home.
Pallbearers will be Don Robinson and deacons of Troy First Baptist Church. Honorary pallbearers will be Elmer Barnes, Jerry Fluty, Larry Fluty, Hayes Grady, Lonnie Grady, Julian Johnson, Ted Hooten and Ronnie Hooten.
The family requests that memorials be made to the National Humane Society or local animal rescue organizations; Troy First Baptist Church; or St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in Memphis.
She was born Dec. 22, 1930, in Obion County, daughter of the late Vernon Upton and Nell (Fluty) Wade. She married James Marion “Jim” Hooten June 24, 1950. He died Aug. 11, 1998. She was a retired bookkeeper for Johnson Wax Co. in Memphis, where she worked for more than 30 years, and was a member of Troy First Baptist Church. She taught the Ruth Bible Class there for many years and was a member of the Butterflies.
She loved God, family and all animals and enjoyed entertaining and being with people.
She is survived by two brothers-in-law and their spouses, Ted and Carol Hooten and Ronnie and Marianne Hooten, all of Memphis; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
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