Betty A. Hopson, 83 of Johnson City, died Wednesday, March 7, 2012, after a short illness.
She was a native of Greene County, Tennessee, daughter of the late John and Fannie Lynn Bergner Murphy. Betty was a clerk for many years at the Anderson Drug Store. She was of the Baptist faith.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by an infant sister, Barbara Murphy; and a son, Douglas Hopson.
Survivors include: her husband of 68 years, Floyd J. Hopson, of the home; a son and daughter-in-law, John and Sara Hopson, of Brentwood; a daughter, Sharon McQueen, of Johnson City; four grandsons and two granddaughters-in-law, Jimmy and Jamie Hopson, of Brentwood, Richard Ryan and Helen McQueen, of Odessa, Florida, Jeffrey Hopson, of Lavergne, and Cole Lowery, of Brentwood; one granddaughter, Tara Lowery, of Brentwood; five great grandchildren, Johnny, Joey, Jessie and Jake Hopson and Caleb Thomas.
A funeral service is scheduled for Friday, March 9, 2012, at 8:00 p.m. in the South Chapel of the Morris-Baker Funeral Home. Pastor Steve Hill will officiate.
The family will receive friends from 6:00 p.m. until time of service at 8:00 p.m.
A committal service will be conducted on Saturday, March 10, 2012, in the Roselawn Memory Gardens at 11:00 a.m.
Family and friends are asked to assemble at the funeral home to leave in procession by 10:30 a.m. Active pallbearers will be: family and friends.
Online condolences are available at: www.morrisbaker.com.
In charge of arrangements: Morris-Baker Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 2001 E. Oakland Avenue, Johnson City, TN 37601 or (423) 282-1521.