Anna Patricia Bailey Hooper left this life on February 8, 2020 after a lengthy illness at her home in Waxahachie, with her beloved son and daughter at her bedside.
Patricia was born to Sherrill T. and Elisabeth Moses Bailey on February 25, 1947 in Shreveport, LA. She graduated from Timpson High School in 1965, where she was Drum Major of the award-winning Timpson Bear Band. She attended East Texas Baptist University and Stephen F. Austin State University. Patricia was an accomplished pianist and served in the Music Ministry of the Timpson First United Methodist Church and The First Baptist Church of Waxahachie. Her warm, fun-loving personality and ready laugh made her a delight to her family and her many friends. A life-long animal lover, Patricia shared her home with a variety of cats and dogs, the number of which was frequently increased by the adoption of stray or abandoned animals.
Patricia is survived by:
Her son, Matthew Bowlin of Waxahachie
Her daughter, Brittany Bowlin of Austin
Her brother, Tad Bailey of Timpson
Tom and Burt Hairgrove
Ben and Will Bailey
Her neice, Sarah Breedlove
Her circle of precious friends
She was preceded in death by:
Her husband, Thomas M. Hooper
Her parents, Sherrill T. and Elisabeth M. Bailey
Her sister, Gail Bailey Hairgrove
The father of her children, Jeffery L. Bowlin
Visitation will be from 6 until 8 PM at Wayne Boze Funeral Home, 1826 West Highway 287 Business in Waxahachie, Texas. Funeral services will be held at 10am on Thursday, February 13, at the First Baptist Church of Waxahachie, located at 450 East Highway 287, directly in front of the Waxahachie Sports Complex. A graveside service and interment will be at 3pm at Woodlawn Cemetery in Timpson, Texas.
Services are under the direction of Wayne Boze Funeral Home Waxahachie, Texas.