Services for Johnnie Ballinger DuBose Hooper were held Sunday, Aug. 4, 2013, at 2 p.m. from McClain-Hays Funeral Home Chapel with Dr. Wayne Hill and the Rev. Mack Alford officiating. Burial followed in Linwood Cemetery with McClain-Hays Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Hooper, 91, of Philadelphia, died Thursday, Aug. 1, 2013, at Anderson Regional Medical Center in Meridian.

She was a native of Neshoba County and a longtime resident of Mobile, Ala. before returning to Neshoba County in 2003. Mrs. Hooper was a member of Beacon Street Baptist Church.

Survivors include her sons, Thomas L. Dubose of New York, New York and Craig M. DuBose of Atlanta, Ga.; sisters, Ina (Cyril) Hughes of Grass Valley, Calif., Hilda Crenshaw of Dixon and Jeffelett Watkins of Philadelphia; brothers, Gerald (Caroline) Ballinger of Forts Lake, Therrell (Doris) Ballinger of Evergreen, Ala. and Coy McRae (Ina) Ballinger of Pascagoula; numerous nieces, nephews and their families.

Mrs. Hooper was preceded in death by her husbands, Raymond DuBose and William Brooks Hooper; father, Thomas Mose Ballinger; mothers, Alva Mason Ballinger and Josephine Milling Ballinger; sister, Thyra Williams and brother, James Ballinger.

Pallbearers were Joe Spinks, Johnny Waddell, Raymond Bradley, Mac Jones, Larry Nicholson, Robbie Cheatham, Thomas Maxey and Don Stovall.