Obituaries for May 24, 2009
Archie Leonard Hopper, 87, of Phillippy Community, died Tuesday, May 21, 2009 at Western Baptist Hospital in Paducah, Ky.
He was a retired farmer, a World War II U.S. Navy veteran, a member of the American Legion and Veterans of Foreign Wars and a Mason.
Services were at 11 a.m. Saturday at White-Ranson Funeral Home. The eulogy was delivered by Evan Jones. Burial was in Hickman City Cemetery.
Survivors include a son, Terry Lynn Hopper and wife, Joanie, of Phillippy; another daughter-in-law, Martha Gooch Hopper of Tiptonville; five grandchildren, Jeremy Hopper and Misty Hopper Stanley, both of Phillippy, Jackson Cole Hopper, Alex Hays and Sam Hays, all of Tiptonville; and three great-grandchildren, Carolyn Hopper, Carson Hopper and Jillian Stanley, all of Phillippy
He was preceded in death by his wife, Elizabeth Dean Terrett Hopper; a son, Jackie Glynn Hopper; his parents, Andrew Jackson Hopper and Vera Jane Bullington Hopper; four sisters, Drucilla Simmons, Leva Mae Hopper, Winnie Lessie Williams and Eunice Christine Sullivan; and three brothers, Willie Hopper, Houston Hopper and Clifford Oneil Hopper.
Pallbearers were Jeremy Hopper, Shane Ervin, Willie Clay, Ted Avery, Billie Cox and Bill Jones. Honorary pallbearers were Rodger Badger, David Nance, Fred Holiday, Bill Tolley and Dr. Richard White.
Jimmy Ray Robinson, 52, of Nashville, formerly of Ridgley, died Tuesday, May 19, 2009 at Metro Nashville General Hospital.
Funeral Services will be held Tuesday, May 26, at 1 p.m. at Ridgley Chapel Baptist Church with the Rev. Tom Sanders Jr. officiating. Burial will be held in Newhaven Cemetery in Ridgley. Cosmopolitan Funeral Services is in charge of arrangements.
The family will receive visitors Tuesday at the church from noon until service time.
Survivors include four sisters, Willie B. Chamberliss of Bronx, N.Y., Ramonell Ross, Mae Flowers of Ridgley, and Lynnette (Joe) Hillsman of Dyersburg; and a brother, Bobby Ray Robinson of Milwaukee, Wis.
Pallbearers will be family and friends.