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Janet Hooks Obituary: Former Memphis City Councilwoman Janet Hooks dies suddenly at 70

Janet Hooks Memphis, TN Obituary: Former Memphis City Councilwoman Janet Hooks dies suddenly at 70.

Former Memphis City Councilwoman Janet Hooks passed away at age 70 on Tuesday, October 10, according to an official statement released by the Hooks family.

Her cause of death was not mentioned.

Hooks served on the council for 16 years, including serving as Director of Parks and Neighborhood for Mayor AC Wharton’s administration. Hooks was recently appointed by the Shelby County Commission as a Special Advisor to the Shelby County Clerk Wanda Halbert.

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