On October 30,2020 Mary Ann Hooten walked into the loving arms of her savior Jesus Christ. Services are scheduled for 3pm Thursday November 5 at the open pavilion at Evergreen cemetery, with visitation an hour before the services.
Mary Ann was born on November 29, 1933 to Mr. and Mrs. Holtzclaw in Little Rock, Arkansas.
She was a proud graduate of Baylor University class of 1955, where she earned her bachelor’s degree. Before Alzheimer’s took over her body, she was an educator for 20 years in a couple of school districts including Paris ISD. She also worked and enjoyed helping young students at the Success for Learning center here in Paris. She was a proud member of First Baptist Church in Paris, where she loved serving her Lord. One of her favorite ministries was decorating the sanctuary, and foyer for the Christmas holidays, and teaching kids on Sunday School.
On December 15, 2000 she married Danny Hooten, whom she loved with all of her heart. They enjoyed spending countless time together traveling and going to see her grandson Dalton who was the light of her life. She enjoyed working in her yard tending to all her plants and flowers and taking care of her four legged babies Ching and later on Samson.
She leaves behind one son, Bobby Loper who she adored deeply of Geneva, Florida, her grandson, Dalton Loper of Minneola, Florida, 2 stepsons Clayton Hooten and wife, Denise of Waco, Texas, James Hooten and wife Amy of Paris, Texas.
She is preceded in death by her husband, Danny Hooten, son David Loper, Aunt Ratliff, and her parents.
The family request in lieu of flowers to make a donation in memory of Mary Ann to the Alzheimer’s Association, or the ministry of your choice at First Baptist Church.
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