Dateline: March 27, 2008

Kermit Hughes Hopper, age 91, died Friday, March 21, 2008, in Clarendon.

Graveside Services were held at 2:00 p.m. on Monday, March 24, 2008, in Rowe Cemetery in Hedley with Bright Newhouse, Minister of the Hedley Church of Christ, officiating.

Interent was in Rowe Cemetery in Hedley with arrangements by Robertson Funeral Directors of Clarendon.

Mr. Hopper was born November 11, 1916, in Hopper, Ark. to Jim and Julina Hopper. He married Susie Lucille Walls on June 27, 1937 at Clarendon. He was known to many people as “Toopie.” He farmed in Hall County for some time. He moved to Happy in 1953. From 1969 until his death he had been a resident of Clarendon and Donley County. He was a member of the Hedley Senior Citizens. He was a member of the Hedley Church of Christ.

He was preceded in death by his wife, on October 19, 1980; his parents; a daughter, Judith Maria Nusz in 1984; two brothers, Ted and Wesley; and four sisters, Cora, Mae, Alice, and Lila.

He is survived by two daughters, Ramona Elliott and Lawana Selvidge, both of Canyon; two brothers, Ramond Hopper of Oklahoma, and Don Hopper of Clarendon; three grandchildren, Rhnea Cathey of Canyon, Tisha Brooks of Houston, and Barry Nusz of Amarillo; six great grandchildren; and one great great granddaughter.

The family requests memorials be to the Hedley Senior Citizens.

 

 

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