Mae Hopson, 76, of Newland passed away
on Dec. 9, 2012, at her residence.
A native of Avery County, she was born June 5, 1936, a daughter of the late Romulus and Hettie Greene Hughes.
Along with her parents, Hopson was preceded in death by her husband, Tom Hopson; infant son, R.L. Hopson; sisters, Goldie Hicks, Naomia Jones.
Hopson has left to cherish her memory her children, Libra Hughes and the late Johnny Hughes of Roaring Creek, T.W. "Tom" Hopson and wife, Angie, of Pigeon Roost, Jenny Hughes and husband, Jerry, of Roaring Creek, Shanda Jones and husband, Jerry Dale, of Lick Log; brothers, Eldridge Hughes of Lexington, James Hughes and wife, Opal, of Lexington; sisters, Josephine Hopson and husband, Ham, of Roaring Creek, Helen Hughes of Lexington, Hazel Hargrave of Lexington, Florence Morrison of Lexington, Goldie Hicks of Lexington; grandchildren, Johnny Brown of Roaring Creek, Anna Henderson and husband, Shane, of Roaring Creek, Monica Calloway and husband, Carl, of Boone, Matthew Hopson of Spruce Pine, Jeremy Hopson of Beech Mountain, Stacy Hopson of Pigeon Roost, Derick Hughes and wife, Hannah, of Stony Creek, Tenn., Jerina Moore and husband, Robby, of Marshall, Jericha Jones of Lick Log, Jesse Jones of Lick Log; 10 great-grandchildren.
Graveside services for Mae Hopson were conducted on Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2012, in the Tom Hopson Memorial Gardens with the Rev. Jody Almond officiating.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the family.
Words of comfort and memories may be shared with the family and viewed at http://www.rsfh.net.
Reins-Sturdivant Funeral Home of Newland is serving the Hopson family.
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