Carl Franklin Hooks, age 93 of Heiskell went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, July 12, 2017 at Summit View of Rocky Top.
He was born August 26, 1923 to the late Charlie and Myrtle Hooks.
He was a member of Deep Springs Baptist Church. He was known for his kindness and generosity in serving and encouraging others. He enjoyed gardening, woodworking and being with his family and friends. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army having served in WWII.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by brothers: Jim Hooks, George Hooks, Elmer Hooks and sisters: Fannie Loveday and Maggie Allison
Sons… Eddie and wife Terry Hooks,
Harry and wife Debbie Hooks
Daughter… Betty and husband Mike Rugh
Brother… Fairley Hooks
Sister… Ida Mae Bryant
Grandchildren… Josh and Wife Vanessa Dick,
John and wife Laura Rugh
Lauren and husband Jonathan Tyner
Amber and husband Dave Hill
Rachel and husband Brett Wynne
Nine great grandchildren
Many thanks to Patty, Jo, the UT hospice staff and the employees of Summitt View of Rocky Top.
Visitation will be from 1:00-2:30 pm on Saturday, July 15, 2017 at Holley-Gamble Funeral Home in Clinton with funeral service to follow in the chapel.Interment will follow the service at Overton Cemetery in Heiskell.
In lieu of flowers, donation can be made to: American Cancer Society or The Pat Summitt Foundation.
Holley-Gamble Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of Carl Hooks. www.holleygamble.com