Mrs. Birdie Glee Harrelson Hopson of Dothan from 1946 until 1999 passed away Saturday, July 21, 2007, in an East Alabama nursing home from an extended illness. He was 92. Graveside services will be today in Memory Hill Cemetery at 2 p.m. with the Rev. Mike Pearson officiating. The family will receive friends at Kent-Thornton-Meadows Funeral Home (Dothan) from 1 to 2 p.m. today prior to the service. Mrs. Hopson was born Nov. 28, 1914, in Andalusia. She was the daughter of Ivy Harrelson and Sara Raley Harrelson. Mrs. Hopson was a graduate of Straughn High School and a member of Lafayette Street United Methodist Church for 53 years and the Mary Sunday School Class. Mrs. Hopson lived in Winter Garden, Fla., prior to living in Dothan, for a number of years. Preceding her in death were her parents and her husband James Jasper (J.J.) Hopson. Survivors include her son and daughter-in-law, Jerry Hopson and Vicky Hopson of Wetumpka; her daughter and son-in-law, Betty Lou Hopson Spooner and Larry Spooner of Stuttgart, Alaska; two granddaughters and two grandsons. Kent-Thornton-Meadows Funeral Home in Dothan, (334) 793-1117, is in charge of arrangements.
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