Mary Lee Hooks, 79, passed away in the early hours of June 20, 2022, at Beech Tree Manor in Jellico. A resident of Lake City, Mary Lee was an animal lover and enjoyed spending time with her various pets throughout the years. She spent many years working retail jobs including Watsons and JCPenney. She loved decorating, knitting, shopping, and music. She had an appreciation for all things beautiful, and especially loved butterflies. She was a member of Briceville First Baptist Church. She preceded in death by: Loving parents, Lawrence and Opal (Williams) Perry; and loving husband of more than 50 years, Bobbie Hooks. She is survived by: Cousins, Bobby McCoy, Lorie Wlson, Shawn McCoy, Reagan Wilson, Jack Wilson, Ella McCoy; special friends and neighbors, Donnie and Audrey Duncan, and Joyce McCoy. The family will receive friends at the Holley-Gamble Funeral Home from 11 a.m. - noon Wednesday, June 22, 2022, with the funeral service to follow at noon with the Rev. Tim Russell officiating. Her burial will follow at Oak Grove Cemetery.