Estella Amanda Booker, of Mashpee, passed away peacefully at Cape Cod Hospital on February 2, 2016. She was the beloved wife of the late Keith Booker Sr. and daughter of the late Amanda S. and Lafayette R. Hicks. Estella was born in Mashpee on August 24, 1924. She was lovingly called “Tilly” by her family and friends. She was known in her family for her outstanding cooking, avid reading, and love of sports. Estella worked at the Centerville Nursing Home and completed her healthcare career at Cape Cod Hospital in Hyannis.
Estella is survived by her three sons Keith Jr., Murat and Kenneth, along with a granddaughter, Nichole Booker. Her surviving siblings are Nellie Ramos of Mashpee, and brother, Lafayette R. Hicks Jr. of Sacramento, CA. Estella was predeceased by siblings Bertha Hines of Lousiville, KY, Mary Reed of Homestead, FL, and Herbert Gardner, Donald Hicks, Pauline Hicks, Warren Hicks, Lucinda Lashley, and Grace Pocknett all of Mashpee and many nieces and nephews.
A visitation will be held at the Chapman Cole and Gleason Funeral Home 74 Algonquin Ave. (Rte 151) Mashpee on Saturday February 13, 2016 from 10:00am to 11:00am. A funeral service will be celebrated at 11:00am. Burial will follow in the Old Indian Cemetery in Mashpee. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the American Heart Association, Heart Gifts Processing Center, PO Box 417005 Boston, MA 02241.