Mary Lynn Hooper

Mary Lynn Hooper, 72 years old, of Mt. Vernon, Illinois, went home to glory on August 11, 2020 at 3:17 a.m at SSM Good Samaritan Hospital.She was born in Sunflower County, Mississippi to Paumper Hooper and Bettie (Pernell) Kirkwood on October 16, 1947.

A Visitation will be held Saturday, August 22, 2020 from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm at Antioch International Assemblies Church (228 South 9th Street) in Mount Vernon, Illinois. A Funeral Service will begin at 12:00 pm with  Apostle Timothy Brinson and Deaconess Dawn Hooper Paulfrey officiating. Interment will follow at Mount Vernon Memorial Gardens in Woodlawn, Illinois. Please remember to observe social distancing at this time. Masks will be required inside the church at all times.

Call Newell Funeral Home at 618-246-0100 or visit for further information.

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