November 12, 2018
Edna Locke Hooper age 73 of Smithville, passed away Sunday morning November 11, 2018 at St. Thomas Rutherford Hospital in Murfreesboro. She was born November 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 2 husbands, Wayne Locke and Hoyte Hooper; grandson, Nicholas Locke, 2 sisters, Betty Williams and Nancy Harris. She was a faithful and active member of the Smithville Church of God, self-employed store operator and retired from Shiroki. She leaves to cherish her memory, 2 sons, Darrel (Tina) Locke and Mark (Mitzi) Locke both of Rock Island; 6 grandchildren, Brandon Locke, Bradley (Caitlin) Locke, Hillary Locke, Eli Locke, Tyler Fields and Thomas Fields; great-grandson, Nicholas Locke; 2 brothers, Jimmy Emberton of McMinnville and Ronnie Emberton of McMinnville; 1 sister, Tanya Emberton of Rock Island. Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Wednesday November 14, 2018 at the Smithville Church of God with Bro. Chris Moore officiating and burial will follow in DeKalb Memorial Gardens. Visitation with the family will be on Tuesday 1 p.m. until 8 p.m. and Wednesday 10:AM until the time of the service at 1 p.m. All visitation will be held at the Smithville Church of God. DeKalb Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.