Frances Hopson, 82, Johnson City, passed away Sunday, September 12, 2021, in the Sycamore Shoals Hospital. She was born April 8, 1939, in Johnson City to the late Dorothy Woodby. She was a graduate of Happy Valley High School. She was a substitute teacher. She was preceded in death by her husband: Willie Hopson, a daughter Vickie Richard and a sister: Pat Wilson. She was of the Baptist Faith. She loved flowers and loved to crochet.
Survivors include her children: Stanley Hopson, Newport, Steve (Lisa) Hopson, Erwin and Sherry (Chad) Richard, Deer Park, Texas. Eight grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. A sister: Tana Wheelock of Kentucky. Several nieces & nephews.
Funeral Services will be conducted at 7 p.m. Thursday in Memorial Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Kevin Laws officiating. Graveside Service will be conducted at 10 a.m. Friday, September 17, 2021, in the Mountain Home National Cemetery (New Section) 215 Heroes Drive, Mountain Home. Pallbearers will be selected from family and friends. The family will receive friends from 6 to 7 p.m. Thursday in the funeral home. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made in memory of Mrs. Hopson to the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, Tenn. 37105. Family and friends will assemble at the cemetery at 9:50 a.m. Friday. Condolences may be sent to the family at our website www.memorialfcelizabethton.com.
Memorial Funeral Chapel is serving the Hopson family.