George Harold Hooks, age 83, of Caryville, born March 9, 1937, passed away Sunday, November 22, 2020. George loved to hunt, fish, garden, and collect his coins. He retired from Austin Powder Co. Preceded in death by wife of 43 years, Pansy Hooks; parents, George and Erma Hooks; grandson, Brandon Phillips; sons-in-law, Victor Phillips and Randy Comer.


Son: George (Leah) Hooks

Daughters: Debbie (Joe) Petree, Haroldyn (Lynn) Phillips, Faye Comer, Philimina (Junior) Reese, Georgia Kitts and Pansy Phillips

Grandchildren: Reece, Addy, Malinda, Valerie, Jessica, Andrew, Sandi, Michael, Jody, Vanessa, Jane, Dustin, Danielle, Ashley, Sarabeth and Kristie

32 Great Grandchildren

9 Great Great Grandchildren

Companion of many years: Martha Swafford and her children

Family and friends will meet 10:15 AM Sunday at Cross-Smith Funeral Home and proceed to Peabody Cemetery for 11 AM Graveside Service and Interment.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to the Campbell County FFA program to plant trees in Harold’s honor. 150 Cougar Lane, Jacksboro, TN, 37757

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Arrangements by Cross-Smith Funeral Home