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December 3, 1944 ~ May 29, 2018 (age 73)
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Joyce Ann Hooper Chrisman

Age 73

Of Athens

Passed away Tuesday, May 29, 2018

At Starr Regional Medical Center in Athens


A native and lifelong resident of McMinn County, she was the daughter of the late J.R. and Geneva Daughtery Hooper and was preceded in death by her husband, Kenneth Ray Chrisman Sr.; brother, Danny Ray Hooper; two grandsons, Brian Chrisman and Presley Rollins. She was a member of Mt. Verd Baptist Church.


Survivors include four sons,

   Kenneth Chrisman Jr and Lavada Breeden of Athens

   Mark Chrisman of Athens

   Joe Chrisman and Lisa Osborne of Athens

   Dennis and Diane Johnson of Etowah

Two daughters and sons-in-law,

   DeLisa and Tim Wilson of Englewood

   Sarah Christina “Chrissy” and Paul Green of Niota

Special daughter-in-law,

   Kim Chrisman of Athens

Grandchildren: Caycie, Jennifer, Amy, Anthony, Chelsey, Adam, Jessica, Bella, Ashlynn, Emory, Timothy, Hannah, Samuel, and Andrew

18 Great grandchildren

Brothers and sisters: Faye Hester, Jane Collins (Michael), Trish Malone, Kathy Land (Steve), Sue Buckner(Frankie), Doris Cook (Lee), Eva Weir (Ron), Phyliss Hooper, Angie Hooper, Tim Hooper(Sissy), Rick Hooper(Sandra), Glenda Godfrey(Ronnie), and Tammie Patterson(Hillard).


Funeral services will be 7 pm Thursday at Mt. Verd Baptist Church with the Rev. Donnie Dalton officiating and special speaker Brother Jerry Stephens. Burial will be 11 am Friday in Cedar Grove Cemetery.


Pallbearers will be Joe Chrisman, David Guffey, Adam Chrisman, Anthony Chrisman, Josh Brackett, and Timothy Wilson. Honorary pallbearers will be JL Grady and Samuel Green.


The family will receive friends 5-7 pm Thursday at Mt. Verd Baptist Church.

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Ziegler Funeral Home has been entrusted with the care of Joyce Ann Hooper. Chrisman.

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