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Madison Memorial Cemetery

                             HOPKINS                                       HOPKINS

Mrs. Mamie Ruth Hopkins age 84, of Keystone Heights passed away at her home Wednesday, August 20, 2014.

She was born October 4, 1929 in Augusta, Georgia to the late Wallace T. and Lillie Mae (Cushman) Knox. Mrs. Hopkins was a retired seamstress and a member of Centennial Hill Baptist Church in Madison, Georgia.


Survivors for Mrs. Hopkins are her four children, Brenda Beach of Keystone Heights, Jerry Hopkins (Tomi) of Melbourne, Wayne Hopkins (Sharron) of Columbus, GA and Ray Hopkins of Madison, GA. Also left behind are two sisters, Catherine Maddox of Augusta, GA and Rose Jones (Bill) of Anniston, Alabama along with numerous grandchildren, great grandchildren, and great-great grandchildren.


Graveside services will be held in Madison, Georgia. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to your local Salvation Army.


Arrangements are under the care of Jones-Gallagher Funeral Home, Keystone Heights, FL.

Obituaries: About

Arthur Elwood Hopkins, 87, of Madison passed away Thursday, July 26, 2012. Mr. Hopkins was born on May 7, 1925 to the late Benjamin and Ella Mae Woodruff Hopkins.

He retired from the United States Army after 26 years of service having served in both Word War II and the Korean War. Mr. Hopkins was a member of Centennial Baptist Church. He was also a Mason and Shriner. He enjoyed golfing, fishing and collecting coins.

Mr. Hopkins is survived by his wife Ruth Hopkins Knox and children Brenda Beach of Keystone Heights, Fla., Arthur Gerald Hopkins and Tomi of Barefoot Bay, Fla., Wayne Elwood Hopkins and Sharron of Hiram and Ray Alan Hopkins of Madison; 10 grandchildren and a number of great-grandchildren and great great grandchildren.

The family received friends Sunday from 6 to 8 p.m. The funeral service was held at 1 p.m. at Centennial Baptist Church. Interment took place at the Madison City Cemetery.

A. E. Carter Funeral Home had care of arrangements.

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