Rachel Williams Hoover

June 24, 1921 ~ July 3, 2018 (age 97)


Rachel Williams Hoover, age 97, of Winder, GA, formerly of Commerce, GA passed away Tuesday, July 3, 2018.

Born on June 24, 1921 in Rutherfordton, NC, she was the daughter of the late D.C. and Addie Hall Williams. Mrs. Hoover was the widow of James Frank Hoover, was a WWII Army veteran, a graduate of Valdosta State University and Columbia University, New York, a retired school teacher with Fulton County, a member of First Baptist Church of Commerce where she taught adult ladies Sunday School for 40 years, and was a member of various clubs in Commerce and then Winder.

Survivors include a son, Jim Hoover, Commerce; daughter, Anna Hoover, Winder; and grandchild, Joseph Brian Hoover, Commerce.

Funeral services will be held 11 am Thursday, July 5, 2018 at Ivie Funeral Home Chapel with the Dr. Carlton Allen officiating. Burial will follow in the Jackson Memorial Park Cemetery. The family will receive friends 10 am until time of the service Thursday at the funeral home.

The family would like to express their gratitude to the staff of Magnolia Estate for their help and support.

Online condolences may be made at

Arrangements are in the care of Ivie Funeral Home, Commerce, GA.


JUL 5. 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM (EDT)

Ivie Funeral Home
1053 S. Elm Street
Commerce, GA, 30529


JUL 5. 11:00 AM (EDT)

Ivie Funeral Home
1053 S. Elm Street
Commerce, GA, 30529

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