Donald Hopper

Monday, November 12, 2001

SCOTT CITY, Mo. -- Donald Lee Hopper, 71, died Sunday, Nov. 11, 2001, at St. Francis Medical Center.

He was born Feb. 2, 1930, at Girard, Ill., son of Clinton B. and Hazel I. Rigg Hopper. He and Phyllis Irene Ashby were married Feb. 4, 1948, at Carlinville, Ill.

Hopper was a machinist at Richardson Manufacturing in Springfield, Ill. He was a member of First Baptist Church of Scott City.

Survivors include his wife; three sons, Phillip Hopper of Chaffee, Mo., Larry Hopper of St. Charles, Mo. and David Hopper of Carlinville; two daughters, Beverly Hazelwood of Marion, Ill., and Connie Eyer of Belleville, Ill.; and three brothers, Robert Hopper of Ballwin, Mo., Paul Hopper of Daphne, Ala., and Burel Hopper of Santa Clara, Calif.

He was preceded in death by a sister and a great-grandson.

Friends may call at Amick-Burnett Funeral Home in Scott City from 5-8 p.m. Tuesday, with a prayer service at 7 p.m. Friends may also call from 5-8 p.m. Wednesday at Calvert and Ferry Funeral Home.

Funeral will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Calvert and Ferry Funeral Home at Girard. The Rev. Lee Rule will officiate, with burial in Union Chapel Cemetery.