Carolyn Ruth Hooker

November 2, 1937 - December 1, 2021

11/02/1937 - 12/01/2021

Past Services

Visitation
Friday December 03, 2021
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Altmeyer Funeral Home - Lutes & Kirby-Vance Chapel
118 Grant Avenue
Moundsville, WV 26041
304-845-4560 | Directions
Cemetery
Saturday December 04, 2021
Riverview Cemetery
Moundsville, WV
Directions
Service
Saturday December 04, 2021
1:00 pm
Altmeyer Funeral Home - Lutes & Kirby-Vance Chapel
118 Grant Avenue
Moundsville, WV 26041
304-845-4560 | Directions

Carolyn Ruth Hooker, 84, of Moundsville, passed away on December 1, 2021 at the Reynolds Memorial Hospital of Glen Dale, WV

She was born on November 2, 1937 to the late Wilford and Jessie (DeNoon) Nelson in Moundsville, WV. Carolyn Ruth worked as a Line Worker for Marx Toys and enjoyed ordering items from QVC.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband William Hooker to whom she was married to for 60 years, her grandson, Denny Hooker, four brothers: Robert Nelson, Wilford Nelson Jr, Carl Nelson, Paul Nelson, four sisters: Hilda Kittle, Iris Otte, Gladys Fish and Sarah Bumgardner.

Carolyn Ruth is survived by her daughter, Risa (Ron) Tranovich of Bellaire, OH; four sons: William (Joan) Hooker Jr. of Moundsville, WV, Jay (Greta) Hooker of Moundsville, WV, Carl (Nancy) Nelson Hooker of Moundsville, WV, Billy Williams; grandchildren: Jill (Shawn), Zachary, T.J., Susie (Dave), Carl (Alyssa), Nelson (Kristen), Raymond, and Brandon, great-grandchildren: Cole, Kyler, Jade, Jesse, Annie, Hadley, Lennox, Montana, Dalton, Charley, Ty, Nolan, Serenity, Pheobee, and Mason and two great-great grandchildren: Braxton and Beau.

Visitation will be held Friday, December 3, 2021, 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm at Altmeyer Funeral Home – Lutes & Kirby-Vance Chapel, Moundsville, WV.

Funeral services will be held on Saturday, December 4, 2021, at 1:00 pm at Altmeyer Funeral Home – Lutes & Kirby Vance Chapel, 118 Grant Avenue, Moundsville, WV.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Marshall County Animal Shelter at TMCFunding.com

Altmeyer Funeral Home – Lutes & Kirby-Vance Chapel is handling the arrangements for the Hooker family and online condolences can be directed to the family by visiting www.altmeyerfuneralhomes.com.

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Sue Riffle
6 months ago

So sorry for your loss. Such a wonderful lady, and a Mom to many…Rest In Peace dear Ruth

Lynn Yocum
6 months ago

Deepest sympathy to the Hooker family for the loss of your Mom and Grandma.

Bonnyrae Lemley
6 months ago

We all loved her…………she was a mom to all of us growing up! I can still hear her humming in the kitchen. It soothes my soul. I’m so sorry shes gone.

Kathryn Guzek Holpp
6 months ago

I just saw Risa recently. The last time I saw Ruth she looked so pretty holding her little white dog. We talked for a good while She said Nels would have a fit, her being out their all that time without her oxygen She said he watched her like hawk lol I know she finally said the heck with that ole tube .She wanted to be free of it in her later years Thats Ruth….. Jay, Bill ,Nelson and Risa You still have each other and you know you will see her again in heaven if thats what you choose. Cherish each other Thats what she would want..Sending Love and prayers for peace at this time. I sent in a donation to the animal shelter. Thats what she would want.I know because I love animals too. Rest in peace Ruth,till we meet again.

Kathryn Guzek Holpp
6 months ago

I just saw Risa recently. The last time I saw Ruth she looked so pretty holding her little white dog. We talked for a good while She said Nels would have a fit, her being out their all that time without her oxygen She said he watched her like hawkl lol I know she finally said the heck with that ole tube .She wanted to be free of it in her later years Thats Ruth….. Jay, Bill ,Nelson and Risa You still have each other and you know you will see her again in heaven if thats what you choose. Cherish each other Thats what she would want..Sending Love and prayers for peace at this time. I sent in a donation to the animal shelter. Thats what she would want.I know because I love animals too. Rest in peace Ruth,till we meet again.

Jay Knapp
6 months ago

To the Hooker family,

So sorry about your mom. My thoughts and sympathy go out to all of Mrs. Hookers family and many friends.

Sue Ann Montgomery
6 months ago

I met Ruth when I sat with her sister Hilda, she was such a great lady. Prayers for the family.

Robert & Diane Darwish
6 months ago

So sorry to hear about your loss. Roger, Carter, & Diane send our deepest condolences.

Rita Berry
6 months ago

So very sorry for losing this good woman. We will miss you Aunt Ruth. Thought and prayers to family and friends.

Tedra CO
6 months ago

Our condolences to her family