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Edna Locke Hooper, 73
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Edna Locke (Emberton) Hooper, 73, of Smithville passed away Sunday morning Nov. 11 at St. Thomas Rutherford Hospital in Murfreesboro. 


She was born Nov. 20, 1944 to her parents, the late Harvey Lee and Mary Magdalene Redman Emberton. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two husbands, Wayne Locke and Hoyte Hooper; grandson Nicholas Locke, and two sisters, Betty Williams and Nancy Harris. 


She was a faithful and active member of Smithville Church of God, self-employed store operator and retired from Shiroki. She leaves to cherish her memory, two sons Darrell (Tina) Locke and Mark (Mitzi) Locke, both of Rock Island; six grandchildren, Brandon Locke, Bradley (Caitlin) Locke, Hillary Locke, Eli Locke, Tyler Fields and Thomas Fields; great-grandson, Nicholas Locke; two brothers, Jimmy Emberton of McMinnville and Ronnie Emberton of McMinnville; and one sister, Tanya Emberton of Rock Island. 


Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 14, at Smithville Church of God with Bro. Chris Moore officiating and burial will follow at DeKalb Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be Wednesday from 10 a.m. until the time of the service at 1 p.m. All visitation will be held at Smithville Church of God. 


DeKalb Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.


Southern Standard

(McMinnville, Tenn.) Nov. 14, 2018