Glenn Edward Hopper

Glenn Edward Hopper, 93, of the Wolffork Community, passed away at his residence on Wednesday evening, Oct. 12, 2016.  

He was born Aug. 8, 1923, in Rabun County, and was the son of the late Lester N. Hopper and Annie Pendergrass Hopper.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his loving wife, Hilda M. Mitchell Hopper; two brothers, Aaron Hopper, Keith Hopper; three sisters, Mildred Calhoun, Louise Enloe, and Naomi Meyer.

He is survived by two sons, Elmer Hopper (Gayle) of Braselton, Rocky Hopper (Elizabeth) of Rabun Gap, and one daughter, Charlyne Dailey of Rabun Gap. Eight grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren also survive.

He served his country in the Merchant Marines and was a self employed heavy machine operator. He was a member of Wolffork Baptist Church for 84 years. He enjoyed farming, fishing and rabbit and fox hunting. He was a proud Georgia Bulldog fan.

The family received friends at Wolffork Baptist Church on Friday, Oct. 14, 2016, from 3-4 p.m. Funeral services were held following visitation at 4 p.m. at Wolffork Baptist Church, with the Rev. Jimmy Greer officiating. Burial followed in the church cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to Wolffork Baptist Church.

Beck Funeral Home, in Clayton, was in charge of the arrangements. An online memorial register book is available at

The Clayton Tribune, Oct. 20, 2016

The Clayton Tribune

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