services for Gracie V. Hoppins, 92, of Nampa, who died Friday,
Nov. 23, 1990, at home, will be conducted at 2 p.m. Tuesday,
Nov. 27, at the Alsip Funeral Chapel. The Rev. Kenneth
Britt, pastor of the Nampa First Christian Church will
officiate. Interment will follow in the Hillcrest
Gracie was born Feb. 23, 1898, at Green Forest, Ark. to
Thomas and Rebecca Hudspeth Grigg. She was reared and
educated in Green Forest. She married B.F. "frank"
Hoppins in 1920 at Connor, Ark., and they moved to Nampa in
1922. They owned and operated the Lunch Counter across
5th Avenue from the old Nampa High School in the '20s.
She also worked at Troy Laundry in Nampa, prior to 1930.
They owned and operated Hoppins Electric in Nampa from 1943 to
1948 and Hoppins Hardware after that. Mr. Hoppins died
in 1961 and she had resided on a farm at Lake Lowell and
Midland in Nampa since.
Gracie was a member of the Nampa First Christian Church.
She is survived by a son, Charles Hoppins, Boise; a daughter,
Ilene Bramon Johnson, Boise; three sisters, Ima Jean Baker,
Keystone, Okla., Burniece Witt, Broken Arrow, Okla., Opal
Lindenstruth, San Antonio, Texas; six grandchildren, Val
Wardle and Lonnie Bramon, both of Florida, Rebecca Lynde,
Caldwell, Bill Hoppins, Boise; three great-grandchildren; and
many nieces and nephews.
Besides her husband she was preceded in death by four
brothers and a sister.
Friends may call at the Alsip Funeral Chapel, Nampa, today
until 9 p.m. and Tuesday from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.