Mrs. Mary Louise Booker


In humble submission to the will of God, we respectfully announce the earthly transition of Mrs. Mary Louise Booker of Chipley, FL. She was 74 years old and a life-long native of Chipley, FL.

Mary was born on January 26, 1946 to Wilmon David & Louise (Harmon) Potter. Being raised in a Christian home, she accepted Christ as her personal Savior and was reared and a devoted member of the St. Joseph A.M.E. Church of Chipley, FL. She was a woman of many talents and gifts, always willing to teach and do whatever she could to impact the life of someone. She was a wonderful caregiver for many people in the community and loved to be with her family and friends.

She leaves to cherish her memories a beloved son: Fred Rico Booker III of Panama City, FL; six grandchildren and four great-grandchildren; sister: Zella Deborah (Frederick) Brown of Chipley, FL; two brothers: Earnest Wilmon (Barbara) Potter of Chipley, Fl and Lonnie (Vicky) Potter of Marietta, GA; along with a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.

A Celebration of Mary’s Life & Committal Service will be held 3 PM CST, Saturday, January 16, 2021 from the sacred grounds of the St. Joseph AMEC Cemetery of Chipley, FL with her son, Rev. Fred R. Booker III, officiating. A Public-Walk Through Viewing will be held from 12-5 PM CST, Friday, January 15, 2021 in the Cooper Funeral Home & Florist of Chipley, FL.

In consideration to public health & safety, the usage / wearing of a facial covering is required to attend the Celebration of Life. Family & Friends may express their condolences online @


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