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Jean D. Booker

December 29, 2021

Obituary

Jean Delories Booker, affectionately known as "Granny, Mom Mom, Big Mom Mom", entered eternal rest on Wednesday, December 29,2021. 

Jean, daughter of the late Arthur and Mable Nixon, was born in Princeton, New Jersey, on September 21,1933. She was educated in the Hightstown School, system. In her early thirties, Jean, moved to Trenton, New Jersey. She was employed at Princeton Hospital and Morris Hall Rehabilitation Center as a healthcare worker. She was a faithful member of First United Methodist Church in Hightstown, New Jersey, at an early age. 

Jean was married to the late Cornelius Booker, she was preceded by James Jackson Sr., Thomas Graves, and Chester Cook Sr., her brother Arthur J. Nixon, her sister Doris Velasquez, her daughters Judith Jackson and Chantell Nixon (Pat), her sons, James A. Jackson, and Chester T. Cook. 

Mom loved to take long trips to Texas to spend time with family and friends. She loved entertaining, i.e., singing, cooking, playing cards, and dominoes, spending time with her children, 26 grandchildren, 37 great-grandchildren, and 5 great-great grandchildren, nieces and nephews, who referred to themselves as "Jean's Kids." 

She is survived by her six children Tanya Graves, Ronald Graves (Aundre), Tracy Graves, and Christal Nixon (Eric), Michael Rice, Scott Nixon (Monic'), her Godson Michael Coleman, her daughter-in-law Alice Jackson, special nieces Maxine Page (Henry), Karen Thompson (Bunny), her nephew Gregory Weeks (Omega), her special cousin Carole Day, her special grandsons Martinez A. Taylor (Marty) and Jamar Jackson, her caretakers Kamika, Ronnie, Christopher, and Keith, Fantasia, and Monique who they called her their woman, her Frazier Courts family and friends Lorraine Drury, cousin Janice, Retha and Derrick Wilkerson, and Tyreek Ware, and Ms. Bootsy. 

Funeral service will be 4pm Thursday, January 6, 2022 at Hughes Funeral Home, 324 Bellevue Ave., Trenton, NJ, 08618. Calling hour will be 3pm until the time of service. Interment will be private.

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 Service Program


Services

Viewing
Thursday
January 6, 2022

3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Hughes Funeral Home
324 Bellevue Ave, Trenton
Trenton, NJ 08618

Funeral Service
Thursday
January 6, 2022

4:00 PM
Hughes Funeral Home
324 Bellevue Ave, Trenton
Trenton, NJ 08618

Private Interment

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