Ruby Jo Hooten, 70, of Holcomb, Mo., died Monday, Oct. 6, 2003 at her residence.
Born on Oct. 17, 1932 in Holcomb, Mo., a daughter of the late Ben Smith and Nellie E. Kitchell.
On May 24, 1951 in Piggott, Ark., she married Lewis Hooten, who preceeded her in death on August 8, 1997.
Survivors include, two sons, James Hooten of Holcomb and Floyd Hooten of Dyersburg, Tenn.; one daughter, Rita Kennedy of Kennett; one sister, Margie Eaton of St. Louis, Mo.; 10 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. today, Thursday, Oct. 9, at the McDaniel Chapel in Kennett with Revs. Don Emery and Richard Blagg officiating.
Burial will be in the Stanfield Cemetery in Clarkton, Mo.
Pallbearers will be Jesse Wells, Jim Collins, John Mathenia, Tony Emery, Mike Anthony and Jerry Neel.