|Birth: ||Aug. 30, 1927|
|Death: ||May 31, 1976|
Funeral services were held June 2 from White Columns Memorial Chapel for Henry Raymond Hopkins, 48, of Rt. 5, Monroe, who died May 31 at Athens General Hospital. Rev. Edward Davenport and Rev. Felton Meadows officiated and
interment with full military honors and a 21 gun salute from Fort McPherson was in Mount Vernon Christian Church Cemetery.
Service men from Fort McPherson served as pallbearers. American Legion members acted as honorary pallbearers.
Born in Cedartown, Hopkins was a son of Annie Mae Ledford Hopkins and the late Reuben E. Hopkins. A member of American Legion, Hopkins had received many awards for his military service. In addition, he was a recipient of the Silver Star, several Purple Hearts with stars and the Bronze Medal, all given for acts of bravery.
Survivors include his widow, 2 daughters, 2 stepsons; mother, Mrs. Annie Mae Hopkins of Monroe; sisters, Mrs. Ethel Smith of Dalton, Mrs. Pauline Robinson of Monroe, Mrs. Imogene Mobley of Atlanta and living; brothers, Albert W. Hopkins of Dalton, G.E. Hopkins and Donald W. Hopkins, both of Monroe; several grandchildren; and one great grandchild.
White Columns Memorial Chapel.
The Walton Tribune
31 May 1976
*Names of living were omitted.
Korean War Casualties, 1950-1957
Casualty Date: 09 Oct 1951
Casualty Country: North Korea Sector
Casualty Type: Returned to Duty
Previous Detail: Seriously wounded in action by missle
Disposed Date: 8 Jan 1952
Ruben/Reuben Earl Hopkins (1893 - 1959)
Annie Mae Ledford Hopkins (1899 - 1981)
William Dennis Hopkins (1959 - 1960)*
James Frank Hopkins (1918 - 1945)*
Howard Hopkins (1919 - 1935)*
Ethel Mae Hopkins Smith (1921 - 1989)*
Albert Wyley Hopkins (1922 - 1984)*
Charles Hopkins (1924 - 1924)*
Pauline Hopkins Robinson (1924 - 2010)*
Henry Raymond Hopkins (1927 - 1976)
Imogene Hopkins Mobley (1930 - 1999)*
Garland Earl Hopkins (1932 - 2002)*
Markus Elton Hopkins (1935 - 1935)*
Thelma Inez Hopkins (1939 - 1939)*
Donald Hopkins (1942 - 2006)*
Henry Raymond Hopkins
SP5 - US Army
Aug 30, 1927 May 31, 1976
Mount Vernon Christian Church Cemetery
Created by: Karen McCutcheon Davis
Record added: Oct 18, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 30673507