JEFFERSON COUNTY IL 
OBITUARIES
Mary L. Hopkins

Mary L. HOPKINS, 92, of Belle Rive, died Tuesday, April 18, at 1:45 a.m. 
at Good Samaritan Hospital in Mt. Vernon.  Funeral services will be held 
today at 2:00 p.m. at the Gholson Funeral Chapel in Dahlgren, with the 
Rev. Gary WHIPPLE officiating.  Burial will be in Flint Cemetery at Belle Rive.

Mrs. Hopkins was born October 5, 1885, in Belle Rive, the daughter of 
John Wesley and Minta (FARMER) SURSA.  On August 27, 1905, she married 
Goaley HOPKINS, who preceded her in death.  She was a member of the Belle Rive 
Methodist Church.

Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Dorothy THRELKELD of Kankakee and 
Mrs. Georgia CORLEE of El Reno, Okla.; 5 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; 
and one great-great-grandchild.



Source: Mt. Vernon, IL Register News
Date: Wednesday, April 19, 1978
Submitted by: Mary Zinzilieta
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