Graveside services for Cleo Joan Hopper, 86, West Plains, Missouri, will be held at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, August 30, 2014, at Howell Valley Cemetery, under the direction of Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.
Mrs. Hopper died at 10:53 p.m., Wednesday, August 27, 2014, at Ozarks Medical Center.
She was born April 4, 1928, at Delavan, Illinois, to Dwight and Mildred Thompson Winchester. In 1955, she was married to Lyle Hopper, who preceded her in death. Before her retirement, she was a secretary and data entry specialist for the Civil Service at a Naval Base. Her family was her life; she will be greatly missed by her family and extended family. She enjoyed watching NASCAR, bull riding and her favorite soap operas.
She is survived by four children, Steven Hopper, West Plains, Missouri, Randall Hopper, wife, Joan, Seattle, Washington, Darrell Hopper, Sparks, Nevada and Heidi Griffin, husband, Steve, West Plains, Missouri; twelve grandchildren; ten great-grandchildren; one brother, Michael Riordan, wife, Jean, Bloomington, Illinois; two sisters, Stanna Breen, Bloomington, Illinois and Linda Loggins, husband, Harvey, Peoria, Illinois; and several nieces and nephews.
Her parents and husband precede her in death.
Memorial contributions may be made to American Cancer Society, and may be left at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.