Owen Hooper, 84, of Texarkana, Ark., died Friday, Feb. 15, 2013, in a local hospital.

Mr. Hooper was born April 6, 1928, in Texarkana, Texas. He was retired from Navy and Miller County Sheriff’s Department; former owner of Hooper’s Security and Detective Agency; and member of Masonic Border Lodge 672. He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Jane Hooper; two sons, James Hooper and Kevin Binns; and one grandson, Mathew McNatt.

Survivors include six daughters, Linda Roemer, Merri Lynn McNatt, Romona Stanley, Loretta Thomas, Denise Edgar and Robin Schlatre; one son, Tom Binns. 14 grandchildren; a number of great-grandhchildren; and other relatives.

Graveside services will be 1 p.m. Wednesday in Pleasant Hill Cemetery with the Rev. J.B. Yelverton officiating. Burial will be under direction of Texarkana Funeral Home, Texas.

Visitation will be 6 p.m to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

Online registration is at texarkanafuneralhome.com.



Published: 02/17/2013