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SFC(Ret.) James Monroe Hopkins, Jr.
September 27, 1931 - June 23, 2018

Columbus, GA- SFC(Ret.)James M. Hopkins 86, of Columbus, GA passed Saturday June 23, 2018 at Piedmont Columbus Regional Hospital.

Funeral services will be 11:00AM Friday, June 29, 2018 at TIC(The Infantry Center Chapel) Ft Benning, GA with Reverend Sonja King Harris officiating. Interment will follow at Ft Mitchell National Cemetery, Ft Mitchell, AL with full military honors accorded according to Hill-Watson-People's Funeral Service LLC, 1605 3rd Avenue, Columbus, 706-327-9293. Visitation will be today, Thursday, June 28, 2018 from 1:00PM-6:00PM at the funeral home. SFC Hopkins was born September 27, 1931 in Kendrick, FL to the union of the late James and Jane Hopkins, Sr. He was preceded in death by his wife of 59 years, Grace Harrow Hopkins. He served and retired from the United States Army after over 20 years of service. After retirement he went to work for Toms Foods as a truck mechanic for over 23 years. SFC Hopkins leaves to cherish his legacy and memory his sons, Daniel W. Hopkins and Micheal J. Hopkins(Shiree); daughters, Janet M. Davis(Larry), Elaine Bush and Sandra Carter; a sister, Queen Jones; thirteen grandchildren; six great grandchildren and a host of other loving relatives and many dear friends.

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  • Friday, June 29, 2018
    Our staff will continue to keep your family in our prayers. We thank you for allowing us to serve your family.
    ~ Hill Watson Peoples Funeral Service
  • Thursday, July 26, 2018
    Death of a loved one always bring sadness .that is because we want them to live and be with family forever . Death was not part of Jehovah purpose in the beginning [ Gen. 1:26-28] at John 3:16 the bible teaches that God really loves us and want us to live and be with family forever . In the future he will stop death from taking those we love away from us. [Rev. 21:4] what about those who have already died. The bible contain much information about life when Jehovah will bring back to life those who have died. Read JOHN chapter eleven it tells of an account where Jesus Christ showed that his father had given him power to returned life to the man there who had died .He can do the same for Mr. Hopkins. . [John 5:28-29] We hope that by reading those scriptures you will find comfort.
    ~ M.A   Opelika, AL
  • Friday, July 27, 2018
    Our warmest sympathies goes to you and yours in these difficult moments. May you find strength from the words of 2 Corinthians 1:3, 4 3 Praised be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of tender mercies and the God of all comfort, 4 who comforts us in all our trials so that we may be able to comfort others in any sort of trial with the comfort that we receive from God. What a loving God who cares about each one of us. He didn't intend for us to grow old and die. He thus has made the SURE promise of a resurrection right here on earth when it is restored to a beautiful paradise (Psalms 37:9-11, 29; Acts 24:15; Isaiah 55;11). Can you see yourself welcoming back to life your loved ones? What a joy it will bring all of us. You can go online to JW.ORG and find out more about this resurrection.
    ~ R&R Lopez