She was born in Clayton to Rockaway Mitchell and Elzia McCall Mitchell. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a sister, Hazel Kilby, and a brother, J.R. Mitchell.
She was a loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She was very involved with the Wolffork Baptist Church, where she was a longtime member. She taught Sunday school and was the church’s secretary-treasurer for many years. She enjoyed singing in the church choir and was also a member of the WMU.
Mrs. Hopper is survived by: her husband, Glenn Edward Hopper of Rabun Gap; two sons, Elmer Dean Hopper and wife Gayle Long Hopper of Braselton and Rocky Ellis Hopper and wife Elizabeth Dupree Hopper of Rabun Gap; a daughter, Glenda Charlyne Dailey of Rabun Gap; three brothers, Thomas Mitchell of Clayton, Lloyd Mitchell of Mountain City and Doug Mitchell of Clayton; five sisters, Betty Jo Gibby of Toccoa, Patsy Alley of Rabun Gap, Blondine Barron, Beverly Mason and Marilyn Ballew, all of Clayton; eight grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were held Wednesday at Wolffork Baptist Church with the Rev. James Greer officiating. Burial followed in the church cemetery.
Beck Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. An online guestbook is available at http://www.beckfuneralhome.com.