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Mary Arlene Hooper

August 10, 1966 ~ December 13, 2023 (age 57) 57 Years Old

Mary Hooper Obituary

Mary Arlene Hooper, was born on August 10, 1966 to Rita Jenkins and Leonard Hooper in Chicago, Illinois.
At the age of 11, Mary was sent to live with her father, Leonard (Bubble) and his spouse. Dorothy Mae Shelton. Once there, Mary attended Abbott Elementary School. At the tender age of 14, Mary became pregnant with her first child, a baby girl she named Markita. After becoming a young mother, Mary continued to be the typical teenager doing what youngsters do...lol! A few years later, Mary became pregnant with her second child, another beautiful baby girl she named Thelma. By that time Mary was 18 years old and determined to be the best mother she could be to her beautiful girls.
Mary permanently relocated to Minnesota in 2009 where she found Christ.
Although Mary resided in Minnesota, she often took trips to Chicago with her oldest daughter, Markita, and her grandchildren to visit her daughter Thelma.
Unexpectedly, on December 13, 2023. Mary Hooper was called home, where she will rest in peace.
Mary leaves to cherish her memory her daughters. Marquela Heade, Thelma Hooper, Miracle Crittenden, and Mariah Crittenden; granddaughters, Maya Crittenden, and Makenzie Heade: siblings, Lorraine Brooks (Pete). Elizabeth Ray Shelton (Henry), Linda Pryor, Gary Shelton (Diane), Wayne Shelton (Shirley), Robby Kelly, Randy Brooks, Andre Shelton, and baby sister, Linda Brooks. Plus a host of nieces, nephews. great nieces, and great nephews.
One thing about Mary she loved her family. She was funny veet, and a mix of crazy, Nevertheless, she was loved by all that crossed her path. We're going to miss you Mary. Gone to soon, but will never be forgotten.

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December 28, 2023

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