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James R. Hopwood 1934-2013 | Obituaries

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James R. Hopwood 1934-2013


MR. JAMES ROBERT HOPWOOD, age 78, of Milan, GA, died Tuesday,

January 15, 2013, at the Medical Center of Central Georgia, Macon.

Funeral services will be held at 3:00PM Sunday, January 20, at Southerland Funeral Chapel, with Rev. Myron Parkerson officiating, with interment in Woodlawn Cemetery with Military Honors.

Mr. Hopwood, born in Fillmore, Illinois was of the Baptist Faith.  He was a 20 year retired veteran of the U. S. Army and longtime employee at Milan Tractor Company.  He was son of the late Fannie Carlock Hopwood and Earl Hopwood and was preceded in death by His Wife- Mary Bumann Hopwood,  Daughter- Mickey J. Giddens, Granddaughter- Melissa Jo Palmer, and Sister- June Littleton.

Survivors:   3 Sons – Mike Hopwood (Diane) of Eastman, Kendall J. Hopwood of Sioux City, IA and Robert Earl Hopwood of Milan;  Sister- Marilyn Logdston (Wayne) of Collinsville, IL;  Brother- Keith Hopwood (Linda) of Springfield, Missouri;  Daughter-in-law- Carla Hopwood of Milan;  Son-in-law- William Giddens of Eastman;  3 Sisters-in-Law – Louann Glick, Kathleen Limbo and Carlene Garner;  2 Brothers-in-Law – Larry Bumann and Chuck Bumann; 

8 Grandchildren - Jesse Hopwood, Jennifer Hopwood, Joline Inoz, Shelby Bennett, Stuart Giddens, Michael Giddens, T.J. Cravey and Joey Cravey; 

25 Great-Grandchildren;  Several Nieces and Nephews.

The family may be contacted at the Hopwood Residence, 2677 Milan-Chauncey Highway, Milan, GA, and will receive friends in Southerland Funeral Chapel from 6:00PM–8:00PM Saturday, January 19.

Stokes-Southerland Funeral Home     -----------

of Eastman has charge of                         SSFH

arrangements.                                         -----------




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