Mt. Vernon Register-News

October 9, 2013

Troy Hooker


The Register-News

---- — Troy Edward Hooker, 67, of Harrisburg and formerly of McLeansboro, died 1:55 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 5, 2013, at The Hospice House in Smiths Grove, Ky.

He was born Aug. 6, 1946, in Harrisburg, the son of Edward and Hester (Demarsis) Hooker. He married Judith Lois Mezo; she survives.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by two sons, Kevin Hooker of Owensboro, Ky., and Mike Mezo of McLeansboro; three daughters, Joetta Lynn Hooker of Smiths Grove, Ky., Kristina Coop of Smiths Grove, Ky., and Angela Bright of Bowling Green, Ky.; eight grandchildren; and two great-grandschildren.

He was a retired assemblyman for General Motors Corp.

Funeral services will be held 1 p.m. Thursday at Gholson Funeral Home in McLeansboro with the Rev. Randy Butler officiating. Burial will be at IOOF Cemetery in McLeansboro.

Visitation will be from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.