Mary Lue Hopkins

December 29, 1930 ~ June 8, 2021 (age 90)


Mary Lue Hopkins of Harlingen, Texas passed from this life on June 8, 2021 at Retama Nursing and Rehab Center in Harlingen, Texas.  She was 90 years of age.

She was born on December 29, 1930 in Fleming County, Kentucky to Evelyn Rankin Emmons and Noble David Emmons.  She was an only child.  She had four daughters, Theresa Elaine (Dan) Johnson, Jill Rene (Fred) Nolting, Robin Elizabeth (Jim) Gorczyca and Linda Kay (Tim) House.  In 1975, she married Rodney Hopkins and intertwining her family with his children, Jeffrey Drew (Tammy) Hopkins, Michael Warren Hopkins, Patrick Lindsey (Pam) Hopkins and Patricia Leazanne (Darren) Bell.

Mary Lue graduated from Marion High School in Marion, Indiana in 1949, and worked at Dana Corporation in Marion until her retirement.   She attended First Church of God, St. James Lutheran and St. Paul Lutheran Church in Harlingen, Texas for 20 years. 

Visitation will take place from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. on Monday, June 14, 2021 at Raven-Choate Funeral Home, 1202 W. Kem Road, Marion, Indiana.  Funeral Services will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, June 15 in the funeral home with Reverend Bill Fulda officiating and music by Deloris Hults.

Burial will follow funeral services in Estates of Serenity Cemetery, Marion, Indiana.

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June 14, 2021

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Raven-Choate Funeral Home
1202 Kem Road
Marion, IN 46952

Funeral Service
June 15, 2021

10:00 AM
Raven-Choate Funeral Home
1202 Kem Road
Marion, IN 46952


Estates of Serenity
1101 S. Lincoln Blvd.
Marion, IN 46953

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