Barbara (Ellison) Hooper

February 24, 1941March 5, 2019

Barbara Nancy (Ellison) Hooper 78, passed away peacefully March 5, 2019 at Atrium Healthcare in Lincolnton. She was born February 24, 1941 to the late Thelma Gladden and Bryan Ellison. She is also proceeded in death by her brother John Ellison.

Barbara was born and raised in Stanley, NC. She was known for Athletic ability in school and how fast she could run. She worked at Gaston County Dye and then in the banking industry for 10 years. Due to medical issues she retired early and became a housewife. Later in life she loved to exercise and talk daily to her longtime friends Brenda, Eleanor and Jane.

Those left to cherish her memories include her husband of 62 years, Jerry Hooper. Her sons Ronnie Hooper and wife Tina, Bryan Hooper and wife Penny and Tracy Hooper. Grandchildren; Shelby Stanley and husband Joey and Josie Hooper. Great Grandson Owen Stanley.

The family will receive friends from 11:00 to 12:00 on Saturday March 9, 2019 at Carothers Funeral Home Chapel in Stanley – 412 South Main St., Stanley. Following visitation there will be a private ceremony with family and close friends.

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The staff at Carothers Funeral Home in Stanley is honored to serve the Hooper family during this difficult time.


  • Gathering of Family and Friends Saturday, March 9, 2019
  • Memorial Service Saturday, March 9, 2019

Barbara (Ellison) Hooper

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