Mother Willie M. Hopkins


Willie Mae Hopkins, age 79, transcended to the Heavenly Streets of Gold on January 15, 2020. She was born to the late Ervin Holland (Father) and Annie Mae Mokdeep (Mother) on September 10, 1940.

Willie Mae married James Hopkins in 1965. She retired from Marzetti’s and also worked as a maid for the Blavely Family.

Willie Mae was preceded in death by her brother, Willie Edward Holland,; sister-in-law, Rayleen Holland; daughter, Debra Hopkins; granddaughter, Johanna Hopkins. Left to cherish her memories are daughter, Mary Elaine Hopkins-Blalock (Roderick Blalock) devoted son in law) daughter, Elena Hopkins; grandchildren, Teila Marie Hopkins, Roderick Hopkins, Shakeen Hopkins, Marquest Hopkins, Corrine Hopkins and great-granddaughter, Al’teiona Hopkins; special nieces, Denise Holland and Janey Hopkins; special nephew, Dennis Hopkins; special caregivers, Jasmine Stedley, Crystal Sheppard, Robert Johnson and Nurse, Deidra; best friends, Pamela Dean and Sylvia Harris, as well as a host of other relatives and friends.

Willie Mae fought a good fight and remained in her dedication with her children and family during a battle of illness.

Visitation 5:00PM and Funeral Service 6:00PM Thursday, January 23, 2020 at MARLAN GARY FUNERAL HOME, THE CHAPEL OF PEACE EAST 5456 E. Livingston Ave.

Condolence Messages

  1. My heart is broken I will always love you Aunt Mary.Thwnk you for the many years you have given us love and support For being a blessing to our lives even when we were children you were always there.
    I love you always and forever . Jesus give her a kiss from me Love you Aunt Mary rest now in Heaven

    • Lila and Raymond Broadus and Family

      So Sorry for your Loss,
      I pray that you are comforted during this time of grieving .
      So sorry.

  2. Carolyn Price Hunt

    This was really a shock to me are used to know when Mary first had children she loved them so much she was a true mother and a wonderful wife, it saddens me that I didn’t know about her illness but I know God has her in his bosom now. And she will be one of the greatest angels in heaven my condolences love , peace and prayers goes out to the family.

  3. Marlo Berry - Kinison

    May you find strength in your time of sorrow Thoughts – Prayers – Love

  4. We want to share our condolences with Hopkins family. It’s never easy saying goodbye to a love one.
    The pain of loss can be unbearable. Our creator promise that one day this pain will be a memory. May this promise bring you peace.

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