Jessie Coggins Hooper, 89, of Tuckasegee, passed away Monday morning, May 6, 2019.

Jessie was the daughter of the late Eulas and Iva Bryson Coggins. She was a member of Tuckasegee Baptist Church and was an avid gardener. She retired from the U.S. Postal Service.

In addition to her parents she was also preceded in death by her husband, Harold L. Hooper; and her siblings, Eugene, Furman and Barbara Coggins and Bedford Bryson.

She is survived by her son, Wilford “Buck” Stewart (Gaye) of Tuckasegee; and her daughter, Gwen Hooper of Sylva; three grandsons, Brent, Grant and Matthew Stewart; seven great-grandchildren; two sisters, Hazel Henderson and Jeanette Childers; brother, Norman Coggins.

Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, May 8, 2019, in the chapel of Appalachian Funeral Services with her grandson, Rev. Brent Stewart officiating.

The family received friends from 1 until 2 p.m. prior to the service at the funeral home.

Burial was at Tuckasegee Baptist Church Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the Tuckasegee Baptist Church Cemetery Fund, c/o Mike Hooper, 235 Woodring Cemetery Road, Tuckasegee, NC 28783.