JEFFERSON COUNTY IL 
OBITUARIES
Goaley E. Hopkins

Goaley E. HOPKINS, 81, of Belle Rive, died at 11:45 p.m. Thursday 
at Jefferson Memorial Hospital.  Funeral services will be held at 
1:00 p.m. Sunday at the Belle Rive Methodist Church, of which he 
was a member, with the Rev. Roscoe GANT officiating.  Burial will 
be in Flint Cemetery near Belle Rive.  The body will lie in state 
at the Gholson Funeral Home in Dahlgren where friends may call after 
4:00 p.m. Saturday.

Mr. HOPKINS was born September 11, 1886, in Jefferson County, the 
son of George and Ida (WADE) HOPKINS.  On August 27, 1905, he was 
married to Mary SURSA, who survives.  He is also survived by a son, 
Dale HOPKINS of Columbus, Ohio; three daughters, Mrs. Dorothy THRELKELD 
of Kankakee, Mrs. Georgia CORLEE of El Reno, Okla., and Mrs. Rosemary 
WHISENHUNT of Belle Rive; five grandchildren; two nieces and three nephews.  
Mr. HOPKINS was a retired farmer and state employee.




Source: Mt. Vernon, IL Register News
Date: Friday, October 13, 1967
Submitted by: Mary Zinzilieta
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