Emmarillis Joann Hopper
Emmarillis Joann Hopper, 65, of Dix died 7:20 a.m. Oct. 29, 2004,
at her home.
Mrs. Hopper was born Oct. 14, 1939, in a log cabin in Boyd to
Harold and Viola (Dodson) Reaney. She married Richard E. Hopper May 3,
1957, in Mt. Vernon; he survives.
Graveside services will be held 2:30 p.m. Sunday at Hopewell Cemetery.
John Ashby and Bryan Austin will officiate. Friends are asked to go
directly to the cemetery on Sunday. There will be no visitation.
Mrs. Hopper is survived by her husband, Richard E. Hopper of Dix; sons
Richard H. Hopper of Texico and James A. Hopper of Dix; a daughter,
Carole Hopper of Mt. Vernon; grandchildren Amber and Brittney Hopper;
brothers H.W. Reaney and wife Susie of Calvert City, Ky., Larry Reaney
and wife Linda of Royalton; a brother-in-law, Jerry Hopper and wife Nancy
of Bluford; and a sister-in-law, Pauline Ricchetti of Jackson, Miss.
She was preceded in death by her parents and a son, John Calvin.
Mrs. Hopper was a member of Panther Fork Baptist Church.
Memorials may be made to Hopewell Cemetery and may be sent to Osborn
Funeral Home, 322 N. Main St., Dix, IL 62830. Osborn Funeral Home is in
charge of arrangements, where you may call 266-7231 for more information.
Date: 3 Nov 2004
Submitted by; Robert W. Loman
Source: Mt. Vernon Register News
Date: October 30/31, 2004
Submitted by: Roy & Delores Mount