She was born in Rabun County to the late Vesta A. “Bob” Parker and Eula Coleman Parker. She was a member of Clayton Baptist Church. She was a member of the Clayton Baptist Church Women’s Missionary Union and had been active in the Wolffork Baptist Church WMU. She was a leader in the youth group at Wolffork before coming to Clayton Baptist Church. She was the founder of the Big A. Club and was a Rabun County magistrate. She retired from teaching school after 35 years of service.
Mrs. Hopper was preceded in death by two sisters, Vilena Parker Neal and Pauline Parker Duncan.
Survivors include: three sons, Aaron L. Hopper of Clayton, Edward V. Hopper of Tallulah Falls and Richard K. Hopper of Clayton; by two daughters, Brenda Hopper Lycett (the Rev. Dr. Edward) of Douglas and LuAnn Hopper Cunningham of Clayton; eight grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were held Dec. 29 at the chapel of Hunter Funeral Home with the Rev. Joe McCrackin and layman Lloyd Hunter officiating. Burial followed at Rabun Memory Park with the Rev. Sam Letson conducting the graveside service.
The family asks that in lieu of flowers, memorial donations be made to the Clayton Baptist Church WMU, 120 S. Church St., Clayton, GA 30525.
Hunter Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. An online guestbook is available at www.hunterfuneralhomega.com.