|Birth: ||Nov. 13, 1923|
|Death: ||Jul. 26, 2012|
Elveretta May Hepworth, age 88 of Bancroft, went home to meet her Lord and Savior on Thursday, July 26, 2012. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, August 1, 2012 at Immanuel Baptist Church, 2680 E. M-21 Corunna, Michigan 48817. Rev. David Hepworth will be officiating with burial to follow in Newburg Cemetery. The family will receive friends at Watkins Brothers Funeral Homes - Love Chapel in Bancroft on Tuesday from 6-8 p.m.
Elveretta was born on November 13, 1923 in Gary, Indiana the daughter of Frank and Lila McColley. She met Franklin B. Hepworth in Bancroft and the two of them were married on November 23, 1941. Mr. Hepworth later passed on August 11, 2008.
Mrs. Hepworth was a member of the First Baptist Church in Bancroft and belonged to the Farmers' Market in Owosso. She enjoyed gardening, crafting and cracking hickory nuts.
She is survived by 5 children: Rev. Henry (Diane) Hepworth of Alberta, Canada, Fran (Eddie) Haynes of Corunna, Lila (Rev. Mark) Hutchins of Bancroft, Rev. Jon (Holly) Hepworth of Standish, Rev. David (Sheri) Hepworth of Auburn Hills; 33 grandchildren; 51 great grandchildren; 1 great great granddaughter; 1 sister, Viola (L.B.) Haden and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by both parents; her husband, Franklin; 3 sons: William, Chet and Rev. Robert Hepworth; 1 grandson, Robert Hepworth; great granddaughter, Annabelle Hepworth; great grandson, Brayden Boyce; 1 brother and 3 sisters.
Memorials are suggested to the family or the First Baptist Church of Bancroft. Online condolences may be sent to the family by going to www.watkinsfuneralhomes.com
Franklin Bramwell Hepworth (1917 - 2008)
William Paul Hepworth (1947 - 1949)*
Created by: Glenn Geirland
Record added: Jul 28, 2012
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