Deborah Lee Hooten



Deborah Lee Hooten, age 68, of Greenfield, Indiana passed away on Tuesday, November 7, 2023. Deborah was born March 14, 1955 in Oceanside, California to Dan and Donna (Payne) Switzer. Deborah graduated from Lawrence Central High School in 1973. After high school, she obtained her Associate’s Degree from Ball State University. Deborah married Brian Hooten on September 4, 1976 and they spent 47 years happily married.

Deborah was a member of McCordsville United Methodist Church. She was three time Past Matron of the Order of Eastern Star and was currently active secretary for Oakland OES. Deb was also a member of the White Shrine and past Honor Queen of Bethel 58 Lawrence, and she was Bethel Guardian of Bethel 8 Fort Wayne. Deb was very active in the Greenfield Christian Women Society and had fun as the Indiana Sweepstakes Club.

Deborah is survived by her loving husband, Brian Hooten; children, Brooke (Eric) Deem and Kiel (Jamie) Hooten; grandchildren, Mackenzie Deem, Brynn Hooten and Rowen Hooten; father, Dan (Ann Rose) Switzer; siblings, Douglas (Teri) Switzer, David Switzer and DeeDee (Paul) Mallett; and many nieces and nephews. Deborah was preceded in passing by her mother, Donna Switzer; and grandmother, Nina Payne.

A visitation for Deb will take place on Wednesday, November 15, 2023 from 4:00 PM until 8:00 PM at McCordsville United Methodist Church, 6247 W. Broadway, McCordsville, IN 46055. An OES service and Job’s Daughters Living Cross service will begin at approximately 7:30 PM. A funeral service will be held on Thursday, November 16, 2023 at 11:00 AM also at the church. Funeral arrangements are being handled by Feeney Hornak Shadeland Mortuary.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made by mail to the Leukemia &Lymphoma Society, PO Box 22324, New York, NY 10087 or online by visiting: Donations may also be made by mail to the Oakland Order of Eastern Star, 1227 Gunnison Dr. Greenfield, IN 46140.