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Information for Lilly Belle Hopson

15 April, 1884 - 16 March, 1965

From the Idaho Press-Tribune

March, 1965
Contributed by Dennis McIndoo

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Miss Lilly Hopson

    NAMPA - Services for Miss Lilly Belle Hopson, 80, of 201 Colonial Apts., Nampa, who died Tuesday at a Nampa nursing home, will be conducted at 2 p.m. tomorrow at the Alsip Chapel.  The Rev. Edward E. Dixon of the Nampa First Methodist Church will officiate.  Interment will be at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens.
    Miss Hopson was born in Gainesville, Texas, April 15, 1884, to Mr. and Mrs. William G. Hopson.  She was reared in Texas and educated there and in Oklahoma.  In 1914, she began her career as a school teacher.  She came to Nampa in 1921, where she taught the second grade at Kenwood, Roosevelt and Lincoln schools. She retired in 1954.
    Miss Hopson was a member of the First Methodist Church in Nampa and died following a short illness.
    Among her survivors are two sisters, Mrs. H. E. Stansbury, Oakland, Calif., and Mrs. H. S. Swift, Tulsa, Okla., and a number of nieces and nephews.  

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