hoot eveHOPKINS COUNTY, KY - Evelyn Sophia Hoot, 93, of Madisonville, KY, passed away at 4:50 P.M. Saturday January 7, 2012 at the Western Kentucky Veterans Center, Hanson, KY. She was born February 18, 1918 in Concordia, MO.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Dr. Paul M. Hoot and son Birch Quiton (Pistol) Hoot. She is survived by daughter-in-law Anna Hoot; two granddaughters, Codie Anne and Colten Sophia Hoot.

She was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Madisonville, KY, a registered nurse and served as a Lieutenant in the Navy for seven years.

Funeral service will be 1:00 P.M. Tuesday, January 10, 2012, at Barnett-Strother Funeral Home with Rev. Sam Beeny officiating. Burial will follow in Grapevine Cemetery in Madisonville.

Visitation will be 11:00 A.M until the service time Tuesday, January 10, 2012 at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Western Kentucky Veterans Center, envelopes will be available at the funeral home.

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