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Bobette Walker Hopkinson Oct. 25, 1928 March 17, 20132013

Posted: Wednesday, Mar 20th, 2013

In loving memory of our wife, mother, sister, grandmother, great-grandmother and friend.

Bobette was born in Lyman on Oct. 25, 1928, to Clyde and Ruby Walker. She was married Aug. 15, 1947, in the Salt Lake Temple to her loving husband, Arthur E. Hopkinson. They were married for 65 years. She was a loving mother to her children: Craig Hopkinson, Denis(Cynthia)Hopkinson, Suzette(Kelly)Davis, Debra Green, Barry(Pitece)Hopkinson and Brad(Kellie)Hopkinson; and her brother, Ronald Walker.

After showing everyone how to endure to the end with dignity and love, Bobette was reunited with loving family members on Sunday, March 17. She endured so much with her fragile body and finally succumbed to the effects of ovarian cancer. She loved her family enough to face the challenges of surgery and chemo and did it with courage and faith.

Mom taught us by example, always striving to make the best out of her trials. Her accomplishments and callings are too numerous to list, but the one thing she was most proud of was her family.

Mom and Dad served four missions for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints: three in the St. George, Utah, area and the last one to Adam-Ondi-Ahman, Missouri.

Bobette leaves behind her husband, six children, 23 grandchildren and 39 great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews who loved her dearly. She was a grandma that loved unconditionally, and they all felt her love and were able to turn to her in times of need. People often said she was always smiling, with never a frown. She was a great example of a Christ-like woman. Her testimony of the Savior will continue to burn bright in all of her posterity. She was a wonderful mother and a perfect lady to the very end.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, March 23, at the Orchard 10th Ward Bldg., 3317 S. 800 W. Bountiful, Utah. Friends and family may visit Saturday at 11-12:30 p.m. at the church house prior to the service. Internment will be at the Lakeview Memorial Cemetery, 1640 S. Lakeview Dr. Online guest book at www.russonmortuary.com.

For the complete article see the 03-22-2013 issue.

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