William Thorn Hooten

Lt. Col. (Ret.) William Thorn Hooten, Sr., 77, of Greenbrier, Arkansas, went to be with his Lord and Savior on Friday, Nov. 22, 2013. He was born in Guy, to the late George Thurman and Ethel Irene (Thorn) Hooten.

He was a retired Army Aviator and served two tours of duty in Vietnam. He also retired from Missouri Pacific/Union Pacific Railroad. He was a heart transplant recipient of twenty-one years and a member of the Guy Church of Christ where he served as treasurer.

Those left to mourn his passing are his wife of sixty-one years, Barbara (Spears) Hooten of Greenbrier; son William T. Hooten, Jr. and wife Katherine of Greenbrier; two daughters, Karen A. Graham and husband Farrell of Greenbrier and Kelly L. Kaskie and husband Leonard of Little Rock; sister, Verple Baker and husband Gene of Greenbrier; eleven grandchildren and ten great-grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews, family and friends.

Funeral services are set for 2:00p.m., Wednesday, November 27, 2013 at the Guy Church of Christ with Dan Newsom and Clark Hooten officiating. Burial will follow in Copperas Springs Cemetery. Visitation will be from 6:00 to 8:00p.m., Tuesday, November 26, 2013 at Roller-McNutt Funeral Home in Greenbrier.

Serving as pallbearers will be Christopher Hooten, Andrew Hooten, Farrell Ray Graham, Jr., Nicholas Brewer, Patrick Moore, Anthony Goodman, Jospeh Mode and Sean Talbert. Honorary pallbearers are Farrell Ray Graham, Sr. and Leonard J. Kaskie, Jr.