It is with regret we announce the passing of Mr. Luther Carroll Hopkins, age 88, of Fayetteville, TN. A funeral service will be held at 2 pm on Tuesday, June 14, 2022, at Higgins Funeral Home with Bro. Joe Self officiating. Burial will follow at Gatlin Cemetery beside his first wife, Glendale Crabtree Hopkins. Visitation with the family will be from 5 pm to 8 pm on Monday, June 13, 2022, at Higgins.
Mr. Hopkins was born April 24, 1934, in Lincoln County, TN to the late Andrew Jackson and Mabel Louise Smith Hopkins. He was a Veteran of the US Navy and served during the Korean War. Luther worked for Shelby Construction in Huntsville for many years and later retired from the Lincoln County Water Department. He was a member of Molino Baptist Church and enjoyed gardening, coon hunting, fishing, and storytelling. Mr. Hopkins passed away June 8, 2022, at Donalson Care Center.
Survivors include his son Andy (Crystal) Hopkins of Fayetteville; daughters, Tandie (Johnny) Moyers of Fayetteville, and Kandi (Greg) Dunn of Molino; bonus son, Charles Cothren; daughter-in-law, Theresa Cothren; grandchildren, Amber Hopkins, Cade Hopkins, Elizabeth Moyers, Ella Moyers, Hannah (John) Webb, Tye Thrasher, Tre Reed, July Herring; bonus grandchildren, Sherie (Jason) Prier, Mandy Hoffmann and Michael (Brea) Cothren; great-grandchildren, Ellason Webb, Jaxsten Webb, Lane Thrasher, Bryson Reed, Trace Reed; bonus great-grandchildren: Emma Prier, Ezra Prier, Joey Patrick, Jessie Patrick, Laken Cothren, Bailey Cothren and Rylan Cothren; and bonus great-great grandchild, Chloe Patrick; sister, Juanita Grissom of Petersburg; sister-in-law, Mary Ellen Metcalf; and several nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents and his first wife Glendale Crabtree Hopkins, he was preceded in death by his wife of 20 years, Frances Parks Hopkins; and sisters, Mary Frances Draper, Loretta Henson, and Dorothy Jean Parks; and bonus son, Roger Cothren.
Higgins Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of Mr. Luther Carroll Hopkins.