Mary Lou Garrett Hopkins
Submitted by Edgar on Wed, 01/22/2014 - 3:40pm
Mary Lou Garrett Hopkins, 81, loving wife and mother, passed away peacefully Sunday, January 12th, at Methodist Central Hospital, surrounded by her family and loved ones. Arrangements are pending. In lieu of flowers the family requests that memorials be made to the Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children, 2222 Wellborn Street, Dallas, Texas 75219.Mary Lou was born February 7th, 1932, in San Angelo, Texas to Coy and Annie Mikeska Garrett. She graduated from Paint Rock High School in 1949 and received an Associate Arts degree from Angelo State College in 1951. She married Davis Hopkins of Richland Springs, Texas on December 8, 1951 and they resided together in Grand Prairie for 62 years where they raised two children, Ronnie and Dee Ann. She loved spending time with family and friends and was active in the Eastern Star, serving as Worthy Matron. She
volunteered at the Scottish Rite Children’s Hospital, was a member of West Fork Presbyterian Church and was active in the Grand Prairie Woman’s Club. Mary Lou was an avid researcher in the field of genealogy and a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution and the Jamestown Chapter, Colonial Dames. She was preceded in death by her parents and daughter, Dee Ann Williams. Mary Lou was loved by all who knew her and she will be greatly missed. SURVIVORS: Husband, Davis Hopkins of Grand Prairie; son, Ronald Hopkins of Redondo Beach, CA; brother and sister-in-law, Coy and Tanis Garrett of Colleyville; and son-in-law, Terry Williams
of Grand Prairie. She is also survived by several nieces and nephews who loved her dearly, including Cubby and Teresa Pearce, Frank and Cydney Pearce of Richland Springs, Bill and Teeny Pearce of Breckenridge, Patty and Mickey Ratliff of Lubbock, John and Sherri Hopkins of College Station, Ralph and Marie Gardner of Waxahachi, Don and Charlene Gardner of Roanoke, Duane and Sue Bragg of Flower Mound, Carl Hopkins Jr. of Houston, Tommy Hopkins of Sugarland, Penny Hopkins of Lumberton, and Shana Garrett Wheeler of Chicago, Ill.
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