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Sheila Marie LeMay Hooper

Birth
Fannin County, Texas, USA
Death 26 May 2015 (aged 64)
Midland County, Texas, USA
Burial Midland, Midland County, Texas, USA
Memorial ID 176335420 · View Source
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Sheila Marie LeMay Hopper, of Midland, went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, May 26, 2015, with her family and friends by her side.

Sheila was born on October 5, 1950 in Muleshoe, Texas to William Hobby LeMay and Caroline (Carrie) Bianchi LeMay.

A lifelong resident of Midland, Sheila was a graduate of Lee High School. After graduation, she married the love of her life Donald (Don) Hopper. Together, they were blessed with three children, Tressa Hopper Gutierrez and her husband Mitch of Midland, Michael (Mike) Hopper and his wife Angela of Midland, and Melissa Hopper Chapman and her husband Erick of McKinney, Texas.

Don and Sheila were very proud of their grandchildren: Alexander Mitchel and his wife Xenia, Carrie Marie and Allison Michelle and Brandon Zachariah Gutierrez of Midland, Kylie Renee and Kinsey Rae Hopper of Midland, and Ashlyn Brooke and Brynn Leigh Chapman of McKinney; and by their only great granddaughter, Rebella (Bella) Zaelynn Gutierrez of Midland.

For many years Sheila was a professional bookkeeper working for various companies, including Metro Equipment, First Bankers Savings & Loan, Domain Furniture, and Shorty's Rental Center. Most recently, she was the proud owner of Daisy's Consignment.

Sheila and Don were proud "Band Parents" supporting their children and "The Mighty Rebel Band" from 1988-1994. During that time they were Mama Sheila and Daddy Dono to many of the band "Kids." They made many lifelong friends during that time of which they cherished throughout their remaining years.

She is survived by her children, grandchildren, and brother, Kenneth LeMay and wife Kathryn of Abilene, Texas and their son Shawn. She will also be deeply missed by her countless friends and extended family, including her Partner-in-Crime, Sue Madry; her favorite cousin, Brenda Helmka; and her beloved adopted second-mother, Mary Greer.

Sheila is preceded in death by her parents, Hobby and Carrie LeMay; her granddaughter, Carrie Marie Gutierrez; and her precious husband Don.

A visitation will be held on Friday, May 29, 2015 at American Heritage Cemetery and Funeral Home (4100 N. FM 1788, Midland, TX 79707) from 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Funeral services will be at 1:00 p.m. Saturday, May 30, 2015 in the Chapel of First Baptist Church (2104 W, Louisiana Ave, Midland, TX 79701), with Pastor David Johnson officiating. Burial will follow a Resthaven Cemetery.


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  • Created by: Carl Foster
  • Added: 14 Feb 2017
  • Find A Grave Memorial 176335420
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Sheila Marie LeMay Hooper (5 Oct 1950–26 May 2015), Find A Grave Memorial no. 176335420, citing Resthaven Memorial Park, Midland, Midland County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Carl Foster (contributor 48897407) .