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Selwyn Hooks

October 28, 1927 — February 1, 2017

Selwyn Newton Hooks, age 89, of Grand Saline, formerly of Point, passed away early Wednesday morning, Feb. 1, 2017, at E.T.M.C, in Quitman.
He was a residence of Azalea Trails Rehab and Care Center in Grand
Saline.
Selwyn was born in Mineola, Oct. 28, 1927, to Virgil Newton and Daphne Tabiatha Strange Hooks.
He served his country during WWII, as a soldier in the Army Air Force.
Later he married Margie Alice Chance in Sulphur Springs on March 4, 1950.
During his working career, he worked as a truck driver, for Lee Way Freight and retired after some 37 years. Also, he retired from Dallas County, where he operated a bulldozer constructing and working on roads.
He was a member of the Teamsters Union.
Selwyn served in several different positions, one of which was treasurer, at Central Baptist Church in Garland.
After moving to the Point area, he served as a deacon at First Baptist Church of Point.
Serving as pallbearers will be: Jacob Hooks; Thomas Strickland; Derreck Wagoner; Jason Webb; Arnie Cazares; and Kenneth Lee;
Survivors include:
Daughter: Lynn Hooks of Grand Saline;
Son: Allen Hooks (Alicia) of Celeste;
Son-in-law: John Atkins of Garland;
Grandchildren: Vanessa Wagoner; Shelly Webb; Leslie Strickland; Jacob
Hooks; Jenna Cazares; Emily Price; Brittany Sparks; and Amanda Wesberry; Pam Hurst; and Forrest Atkins;
Great-grandchildren: Morgan; Garrett; Jesse; Frank; Tayona; Michael; Samantha;
Autumn; Cole; Lauren; Michael; Jaxon; Madilyn; Lola; Alexis; Samara; and Baby Liam...due in April;
Numerous other loving family and friends;
Preceded in death by: Parents; wife in 2010; Son, Larry Hooks in 1996; Daughter, Kay Atkins in 1999; 2 Grandsons, Nathan James in 1982; and Keith Atkins; 5 Brothers; and, 1 Sister


SERVICES
Visitation

Saturday, February 04, 2017
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

First Baptist Church of Point
994 Industrial Blvd
Point, Texas 75472

Funeral Service

Saturday, February 04, 2017
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

First Baptist Church of Point
994 Industrial Blvd
Point, Texas 75472

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