Retha Hooper Obituary

Retha Mae Winkler Hooper, age 61, of Mena, Arkansas died on Tuesday, October 25, 2022 at her home. She was born on April 27, 1961 to Cager and Zada Bias in Mena Arkansas.


Retha was a hard working single mom for awhile that raised 3 kids. She then fell in love with her husband Albert of 30 years. She loved shopping for jewelry, clothes and anything she thought was pretty. Retha enjoyed reading and listening to country music. She was a very talented cook and her potato salad and fried chicken were a favorite to anyone lucky enough to taste them. Her family was very special to her and she cherished every moment spent with them and her grandchildren. Retha was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, sister, aunt, cousin and friend and will be missed by all who knew her.


She is preceded in death by her mother; and two sisters, Linda Priddy and Donna Hartsell. Retha is survived by her loving husband, Albert Hooper of Mena; one son and daughter in law, Billy and Michelle Winkler of Cooper, Texas; two daughters and son in law, Heather and Joel Page of Paris, Texas and Amber Beck of Paris, Texas; two brothers and sister in law, Randy and Tammy Bias of Amarillo, Texas, and Eldon Bias of Mena; sister and brother in law, Sue and Robert Taylor of Colorado Springs, Colorado; fifteen grandchildren; twelve great grandchildren; extra daughters and son in law, Julia Powell, Brenda Hooper, Jewel and Tim Strother all of Mena; several nephews and nieces and a host of other relatives and friends.


A memorial service will be held on Monday, October 31, 2022 at 1:00 PM at the Mena Church of God in Mena, Arkansas with Brother Mark Lyle officiating. Cremation arrangements are entrusted to Bowser Family Funeral Home in Mena, Arkansas. Online


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