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Dorothy Marie Hooper

May 2, 1931 ~ September 1, 2019 (age 88)

Obituary of Dorothy Marie Hooper


Dorothy Marie Hooper, 88, of Millsboro, DE went home to be with the Lord on September 1, 2019 while in the care of Cadia Renaissance Center in Millsboro.  She was born in Frankford, DE on May 2, 1931 to the late Lena McCray.  She graduated from the George Washington School, and held many jobs over her lifetime.  She was a member of Power and Love Outreach Ministries for several years.  She worked for Blue Willow Inn for 30 years, and later worked in Ocean City for the Carousel Hotel.  She was preceded in death by her husband, David Hooper , Sr. and her son: Anthony McCray and her brothers: Floyd; James; Richard; and Orville McCray, and one sister, Hazel Waples.


She is survived by her sister: Joyce McCray, three daughters: Bonnie McCray, of Millsboro; Barbara (Cornelius) Wise, of Georgetown; Girlena Hooper, of Millsboro; and two sons: Barry Hooper, Sr. of Millsboro; and Jermaine (Nicole) Hooper, of Magnolia, DE.  Dorothy has ten grandchildren: Troy McCray; Marvetta McCray; Marvin (Darlene) McCray; Ledonnya (Bambie) Wise; Marcus (Damara) Wise; Miranda Hooper; Barry Hooper, Jr.; Brandon Hooper; Shakia Hooper; and Jaquan James.


A funeral service and Celebration of Her Life will be held at St. John 2nd Baptist Church at Mount Joy Rd., Millsboro, DE on Sunday, September 8th at 3:00 PM.  Friends may call one hour prior, from 2 PM till 3:00 PM for viewing and visitation.  Bishop Roland Mifflin will officiate.  Interment will be held on Monday, privately with the family at Antioch AME Church Cemetery.  Floral tributes are welcomed.


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