GERALDINE "JERRY" PIRKLE HOOKS, 93, of Brownwood,
TX, died March 4, 2016. She was born Sept. 7, 1922,
in Ranger, TX, to Nathan & Ruby (Stiffler) Pirkle.
Geraldine graduated from Ranger High School in 1938
at Ranger, TX & attended Ranger Jr. College. She
married J.W. Hooks in May of 1945 at Brownwood and
the two were together until J.W.'s death. Geraldine
& J.W. were the owners of Hooks Vending. She was a
member of the First Baptist Church of Brownwood.
Geraldine was preceded in death by her husband, J.W.
Hooks; her son, Mickey Hooks; her grandson, Mark
Albro; and her daughter-in-law, Pamela Simpson.
Geraldine is survived by her son, David Simpson of
Brownwood, TX; her step-daughter, Nancy Craig of
Breckenridge, TX; her former daughter-in-law and
best friend, Brenda Albro of Temple, TX; 6 grand-
children & 8 great-grandchildren.