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Obituaries for April 11, 2012

Wednesday, April 11, 2012

Billie Gertrude Richardson Hopper, 79, of Wilmar, Arkansas passed away March 29, 2012 at Drew Memorial Hospital in Monticello, Arkansas. She was born April 9, 1932 in Lenox, TN.

Graveside services were held at 1:00 PM Saturday, March 31st at Enon Cemetery in Rye, AR.

She was the widow of Freeman Hopper, a housewife, and a member of Oak Grove Free Will Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband Freeman Hopper, her parents Gaston and Elva Killett Richardson, three sisters, Loretta Richardson, Louise "Ease" Reed, and Joyce Reed.

Survivors include; one daughter, Elva Lynn Burks and husband Billy Bob of Clarksville, TN; four sons, Richie Hopper and wife Evelyn of Monticello, AR, Billy Hopper and wife Teresa of Greenwood, MS, Wally Hopper and wife Mendee of Knoxville, TN and John Hopper and wife Terri of Monticello, AR; five sisters, Sis Campbell, Tootie Hampton, Maxine Coleman all of Dyersburg, TN; Bobbie Gray and husband Marshall of Olive Branch, MS; and Kay King of Marietta, GA; one brother, R. P. Richardson and wife Betty of Dyersburg, TN; eleven grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.