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Billie Jean Hopper Harris

April 5, 1936 — October 9, 2022

Humboldt, TN

Billie Jean Hopper Harris

 

Memorial services for Mrs. Billie Jean Hopper Harris will be held on Saturday, October 15, 2022 at 2 P.M. in the First United Methodist Church, Humboldt, TN. with Rev. Allen Grant officiating.  Inurnment will follow at Gadsden United Methodist Church Cemetery, Gadsden, TN.  Visitation with the family will be held from 1 P.M. till service time. 

 

Mrs. Jean, age 86, passed away at Bailey Park Community Living Center in Humboldt on Sunday, October 9, 2022 surrounded by family.

 

Jean was born in Gadsden, TN to the late William Hopper and Dovie Sharp Hopper.  She attended Gadsden High School where she played basketball and graduated as “Salutatorian Class of 1953”. In 1955 she married Bobby Joe Harris and moved to Humboldt where they enjoyed 51 years before his passing.  Jean worked in a fabric store and has been a life long basketball fan; especially of the Tigers and Grizzlies.  Later in life, she enjoyed reading and working crossword puzzles.  Her greatest joy has always been her family.

 

Jean was preceded in death by her parents; husband; brother, Roger Hopper; sister, Mable Lovell.

 

She is survived by her daughter, Deborah Harris; brother, Bobby Hopper and wife Rachel; sisters, Nell Barnett and husband Ben, Virginia Hopper; several nieces and nephews.

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Visitation

Saturday, October 15, 2022

1:00 - 2:00pm (Central time)

First United Methodist Church

200 N 12th Ave, Humboldt, TN 38343

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Memorial Service

Saturday, October 15, 2022

2:00 - 2:45pm (Central time)

First United Methodist Church

200 N 12th Ave, Humboldt, TN 38343

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Graveside Service

Saturday, October 15, 2022

3:00 - 3:15pm (Central time)

Gadsden First United Methodist Church Cemetery

47 Church St., Gadsden, TN 38337

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