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Betty Doris May Hopkins
  • February 23, 1935
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  • January 09, 2019

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Obituary

Betty Doris Mae “Cox” Hopkins 83, of North Port, Florida, formerly of Madisonville, KY. entered rest on Wednesday, January 9, 2019.

She was born on February 23, 1935 in Winslow, IN to George Washington Cox and Lelah “Doughty” Cox.

Betty graduated from Oakland City College with her teaching degree, and University of Evansville with a Master’s Degree.  She formerly taught elementary school for 30 years until she retired in 1998.

Betty was a longtime member of Eastern Star and the Methodist Church.  She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, and enjoyed spending time with her family at the beach.

Preceded in death by her husband of 53 years, James Clayton Hopkins.

Son:  Roger and Ellie (Boyle) Hopkins of North Port. Florida

Daughters:  Roxanne Davis of North Port, Florida, and Ruth and Hugh Wirth of Oakland City, Indiana

Grandchildren: Andy and Melanie Hopkins, Ryan and Dane Osborne, Crystal, Brooke, and Andrea Wirth, and Jennifer Maikranz and Jamie “Maikranz” Steele

Great-Grandchild: Adalyn and Lincoln Hopkins, Rylee Jo Roxanne Osborne, and Chloe and Hunter Blades

Brother-in-law:  Eldon Hopkins of Newburgh, IN.

Sister-in-law and best friend: Clara Cox

Graveside services will be in May at Forsythe Cemetery in Oakland City.  The exact date will be announced in the future.

Family and friends may sing the guest register or leave a condolence message by visiting www.baldwincremation.com

Affordable Cremations by Baldwin Cremation is honored to serve the Hopkins family.

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  1. 24 Jan 2019
    Debbie Conder says:
    Met Betty several times An she was always welcoming , warm , and friendly. Sorry for the family’s loss.

  2. 24 Jan 2019
    Hoyt says:
    She was a great lady and treated me with great kindness and care. Prayers and thoughts go out to her family and friends.

  3. 23 Jan 2019
    Hugh Wirth posted an image:
    Betty and Jim Hopkins
    Betty and Jim Hopkins

  4. 23 Jan 2019
    Ruth Wirth lit a candle:
    Lit since January 23, 2019 at 1:37:38 PM

  5. 23 Jan 2019
    Ruth Wirth lit a candle:
    Lit since January 23, 2019 at 1:37:00 PM

  6. 23 Jan 2019
    Ruth Wirth posted an image:
    Betty and her sister and brothers
    Betty and her sister and brothers

  7. 23 Jan 2019
    Ellie Hopkins posted an image:
    Betty, Jim, Roger, Roxanne, and Ruth
    Betty, Jim, Roger, Roxanne, and Ruth

  8. 23 Jan 2019
    Ellie Hopkins lit a candle:
    Lit since January 23, 2019 at 1:17:52 AM