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Charlotte Ellen Hooper

June 14, 1945 — May 21, 2023

Charlotte Ellen Handford Hooper (Ellen) of Batesville passed away May 21, 2023.  

Ellen was the fifth child born to Charles “Buddy” and Charlotte Handford who raised the children in the old family home on Main Street next to the present First Baptist Church.

She was a graduate of Batesville High School, lived, and worked much of her life in Little Rock, Tulsa and Phoenix where she sold real estate and insurance.  She moved back to Batesville in 2016.

She was a member of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church and Daughters of the American Revolution.

Things that brought Ellen joy were writing poetry, painting and reading.  She was an accomplished do-it-yourselfer.  She loved her family and kept in touch with her many nieces, nephews and cousins.

She was preceded in death by her parents, two brothers, Charles C. Handford and Stanley W. Handford and two sisters, Mary Jo Baker and Harriet Nettles.

A graveside service is planned for Friday at 10:00AM at Oaklawn Cemetery with the Rev. Jim McDonald officiating.  Qualls Batesville Funeral Service is in charge of arrangements.

Memorials may be made to the Independence County Humane Society, the county library or the charity of your choice. 

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Graveside Service

Friday, May 26, 2023

Starts at 10:00 am (Central time)

Oaklawn Cemetery

, Batesville, AR 72501

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