Amanda Perry Hooper, 52, of Savannah, GA, passed away on Saturday, February 4, 2023, after a long battle with Type 1 Diabetes, Covid, and Congestive Heart Failure.
She was born on September 10, 1970, in Savannah, GA to Barbara (Bobbie) Shelton and Charles G. Perry, Jr. She graduated from Roy C. Ketchum High School in Wappingers Falls, NY, with a high school diploma, and from the program in Cosmetology through the B.O.C.E.S. program of NY. She was a Master Cosmetologist, and before becoming ill, she was employed with Great Clips in Chatham Plaza in Savannah.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Sean Hooper, father, Charles G. Perry, Jr., her aunt, Marlene Shelton Stineman and grandparents Charles and Barbara Perry and Beverly and Mervin Shelton.
Amanda is survived by her mother, Barbara (Bobbie) Shelton, two sons, Joshua Graham, and Justin Hayden; uncle, Steven W. Shelton (Debra) of Flowery Branch, GA; aunt, Barbara Perry; uncle, Robert Perry; special cousins: Bobbye Aaron; Stephanie Shelton Kisgen (Patrick); Kim Shelton; Roxanne Spencer; Robert Myers (Diane); Jon Cohen (Wendy); Margie Standard; Melanie White (Chaz) and Fred Wasson (Sarah).
Amanda was a fun loving, talented young woman with a big heart who loved everyone. She was an excellent Hair Colorist and made everyone look and feel better when they left her Chair! In memory of Amanda, the family asks that everyone wear something pink, Amanda’s favorite color, if they wish.
The family would like to thank the Physicians and Staff of the Emergency Department at Memorial Health University Medical Center for their excellent care where Amanda visited numerous times over the past two years. They are the best!
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in memory of Amanda and her beloved dog Peaches, to the Humane Society of Savannah at 7215 Sallie Mood Drive, Savannah, 31406.
A Celebration of Life will be held on Friday, February 17th at 3:00 pm at Unity of Savannah, 2320 Sunset Boulevard in Savannah.
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I am very sorry for her but she is with Jesus Christ , we had some great time swimming she was my friend , Amanda you was a beautiful lady love always Sharon breland Bobbie I am so sorry 😔
Amanda was, indeed, a loving, generous, energetic, hard-working, and talented individual. She had so many challenges in her short life, but she dealt with them graciously. I feel fortunate to have known her, and I know that her death leaves a void in the hearts of so many.
Rest in peace Amanda. I am sending Prayers to your family, especially for your Mother and my friend Bobbie❤️👍
Sue Smith Whitten
My deepest sympathies to you I will keep you and yours in my thoughts
Bobbie, I am so sorry to hear of your devastating loss. I hope you find peace.
I can’t imagine what you’re going through. Many prayers sent your way and to your whole family. God bless.
Rest In Peace Amanda. You were a very special person with a vision that few could understand. It was a pleasure knowing you and your boys whom you loved dearly. Heaven holds a special place for you. Prayers for your family who will miss you so much.
Bob and Dianne Cornwell
So. very sorry to hear of the loss of your daughter. Your family will be in our prayers. Bob and Dianne Cornwell
Patty Daniels Miller
Bobbie, my heart goes out to you…tragic loss to lose one’s greatest blessings in life, a child.
Please know many prayers and thoughts are with you today & days to follow ♥️
Linda & Alan Bettis
Oh Bobbie, we are so sorry to learn of your loss. I know that no words could be of comfort just now. Please know that if there is anything we can do, we are here for you.
Bobbie, I am so sorry to hear of your loss. May God grant you the peace that only He can give!
Sharon Marie Walker
Rest in Peace my friend.
Wishing peace and love in your loss. Amanda was blessed with a great Mom.❤️