Betty Hooper

Betty Joyce Richard Hooper, 70, of Moss Bluff died Sunday, June 20, 2021, in a local hospital.

She was born in Lafayette and resided in Lake Charles all her life.

She is survived by her children, Christopher W. Richard (Amy Pettifield) of Ragley, Arnold J. Richard, Jr. (Michelle) of Moss Bluff, Michael Joseph Richard, Sr. (Angel Marie Stacey) of Pensacola, Fla., and Frances Marie Aden (Billy) of Moss Bluff; siblings, Sarah Louise Abshire and Arian Joseph Abshire. both of Lake Charles; 13 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her first husband, Arnold James Richard, Sr.; second husband, Lawrence Daniel Hooper; and nine siblings.

A memorial service will be held at 4: p.m. on Thursday, June 24, in the Johnson Funeral Home chapel in Moss Bluff. Rev. Terry Ardizzone will officiate. Cremation was entrusted to Johnson Funeral Home. A gathering will begin at 2 p.m. until the start of the service.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the family for outstanding expenses.