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Joan Maines (Maines) Hoppers

January 31, 1934 ~ September 27, 2021 (age 87)

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Joan Maines Hoppers, age 87, of Laurel Springs; passed away Monday, September 27th, 2021 at her residence.

Joan was born January 31st, 1934 in Alleghany County to the late James Arthur and Flora Patton Maines. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by three brothers, Clay Lincoln Maines, Chester Washington Maines and Silver Edison Maines. She was a member of Liberty Baptist Church and the Eastern Star. She loved gardening, cooking and spending time with her family.

Survivors include her husband, William Dewey Hoppers of the home; a son, William Steven Hoppers and wife Pam of Sparta; two granddaughters: Christina and Alexis Hoppers of Sparta; a sister-in-law, Mary Maines of Summerfield, NC; several nieces and nephews also survive.

A graveside service to honor the life of Joan will be held at 11:00 am on Wednesday, September 29th, 2021 at Union Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery in the Whitehead Community of Sparta. No formal visitation will be held.

In lieu of food or flowers, the family request memorials be sent to Union Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery Fund, c/o Dewey Hoppers, PO Box 385, Sparta, NC 28675.

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Graveside Service
September 29, 2021

11:00 AM
Union Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery
18 S and Pine Swamp Road
Sparta, NC 28675


Union Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery Fund c/o Dewey Hoppers
PO Box 385, Sparta NC 28675

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