CENTERBURG — Lois Marie Hopkins, 75, of Centerburg, Ohio, passed away Aug. 14, 2013, following a courageous three-year battle with pancreatic cancer. Calling hours will be held Saturday, Aug. 17, from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Johnson-Melick-Moreland Funeral Home, 49 W. Church St., Centerburg.
Lois was born in Wheeling, W.Va., on Aug. 8, 1938. She graduated from St. Joseph’s Academy. Lois was married to Bob Hopkins on Sept.15, 1956; they were married 50 years. Lois worked several jobs throughout her life, but mostly she enjoyed her job as mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.
Lois is survived by her children, Karen (Gio) Ratliff, Janet Thompson, Diane (Bobby) Craker, Christine (Tommy) Gannon and Bobby (Theresa) Hopkins; her grandchildren, Christopher Hopkins, Brian Thompson, Kevin Thompson, Brittany Craker, Tommy Gannon, T.T. Thompson, Jason Ratliff, Dylan Craker and Reece Craker; her great-grandchildren, Tommy Gannon III, Kyleigh Craker and Paisley Craker; and other family and friends. Lois was preceded in death by her husband, Bob; grandson, Tommy; and son-in-law, Tommy.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be given to Kobacker House, c/o Ohio Health Foundation, 180 E. Broad St., Columbus, OH 43215-9946 in memory of Lois Hopkins.Copyright The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.