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Sarah Elizabeth Hooks
Sarah Elizabeth Hooks

Sarah Elizabeth Hooks, of Wilmington, died Thursday, Oct. 15, 2015, at the age of 96.

She was born Dec. 4, 1918, and graduated from Calypso High School. Elizabeth was a loving and caring wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. “Mama Hooks,” also known as “Betty,” was a homemaker for her family. She was an active member of Wrightsville United Methodist Church.

Sarah was preceded in death by her husband of 75 years, Robert B. Hooks Sr., in July.

She is survived by her daughter, Sarah B. Woodbury and her husband Steve; son, Robert B. Hooks Jr. (Ben) and wife Jackie; grandchildren, Scott, Jacob and Kristen; and great-granddaughter, Harper Elizabeth.

A graveside chapel mausoleum service will begin at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 17, 2015, at Oleander Memorial Gardens.

The family would like to thank the staff at Davis Healthcare for their kindness and care of our mother.

In lieu of flowers please consider a memorial contribution to Lower Caper Fear Hospice Foundation.

Please leave online condolences for the family at Quinn McGowen Funeral Home.

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