Josie Hooper Tignor, member of Haygood United Methodist Church for more than 62 years

Josie Hooper Tignor

Josie Hooper Tignor died Monday, Jan. 13, 2020. Josie was born March 24, 1930, in Fentress.

She married Calvin M. Hooper, and they lived in Stumpy Point, North Carolina. They had two boys, Stanley and Tony. Later, they moved to Virginia and settled in Aragona Village in Virginia Beach in 1957. They had a daughter, Jenny Mathers. Josie was a member of Haygood United Methodist Church for over 62 years. After Calvin’s death, Josie married Carl Tignor in 2004. Both spouses preceded her in death.

Josie leaves three children, seven grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. She loved painting and gardening. She loved family gatherings and was a wonderful mother who was loved by all.

A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m., Thursday, Jan. 16, at Haygood United Methodist Church with burial to follow in Rosewood Memorial Park.

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