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Information for Gracie V. Grigg Hoppins

23 February, 1898 - 23 November, 1990

From the Idaho Press-Tribune

November, 1990
Contributed by Dennis McIndoo

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Gracie Hoppins

    Funeral 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 Memorial Gardens.
    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.

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