Opelene Mitchell Hovis
November 26, 1931 -
October 12, 2020

Visitation

October 14, 2020
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Service 

October 14, 2020
11:15am

Interment

Obituary

Graveside service for Mrs. Opelene Mitchell Hovis, age 88 of Fayetteville will be conducted at 11:15 AM on Wednesday, October 14, 2020 at Rose Hill with Rev. Daniel Meaker officiating. Visitation with the family will be from 10 AM to 11AM on Wednesday at Higgins Funeral Home.

Mrs. Hovis was born on November 26, 1931 in Dellrose, TN to the late Elmer Carl and Mary Elizabeth Teeters Mitchell. She was a dedicated homemaker. In addition to providing a loving home for her family, she loved flowers, gardening, yard work, and cooking. Opelene was a member of the Coldwater United Methodist Church. She passed away on October 12, 2020 at Donalson Care Center.

Survivors include her husband, Billy Hovis; sons, Johnny Hovis and Freddy Hovis of Coldwater; daughter, Judy Lynn (Charles) Smith of Athens, AL; grandchildren, Felicia (Jason) Newton, Tracie (Patrick) Towry; and Josh Hovis; great-grandson, Blake Motlow; sister, Jane (Eugene) Isbell of Huntsville, AL. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her siblings, Leon Mitchell and Reba Jean Watson.

Higgins Funeral Home is honored to be serving the family of Mrs. Opelene Mitchell Hovis.

Video Services

16 Comments

  1. Judy Holt Prather

    I’m sorry for the loss of your mother Freddy. We are never ready and she will be missed. Prayers

    Reply
  2. Cheryl Albury

    So sorry for your loss. Praying for God’s peace and comfort for your family. I was one of Mrs Hovis’s nurses

    Reply
  3. Jamie Robinson & family

    Freddy,
    We are so sorry to hear about the loss of your mom.She love you more than anything. Praying for you and your family.

    Reply
  4. Mary wilson

    Freddie and Johnny sorry for your loss.

    Reply
  5. Shannon Boyett

    So sorry for your loss Freddy prayers for you and your family.

    Reply
  6. Carolyn Mitchell

    So sorry for your loss. You are all in my prayers

    Reply
  7. Lawanna Hale

    Freddy and Johnny,
    I am so sorry to hear about your mom. You and your families will be in my prayers.

    Reply
  8. Mildred McNatt.

    Johnny We are so sorry. I kow its been an incredablly long journey
    RIP MRS. HOVIS

    Reply
  9. Hospice Chaplain Dionne

    Prayers are with your family and friends. So sorry for your loss.
    May the comfort of the Holy Spirit embrace each of you.

    Reply
  10. Gerald and Wanda Scott

    We are So Sorry to Hear about Mrs. Opel. She was a very nice and compassionate lady. God Bless the Family with Comfort and Peace In the Days to Come.

    Reply
  11. Randy & Dorothy Taylor

    We are so sorry to hear this praying for the family

    Reply
  12. Jimmy Towry

    Freddie and Johnny, I am saddened by your loss.
    Prayers are offered on behalf of your family.

    Reply
  13. Roger

    So sorry for your loss
    I send my love and respect

    Reply
  14. Pamela Cartwright

    She will be missed. I’m sorry for your loss. Praying for the family.

    Reply
  15. Nancy woods

    So sorry for your loss Johnny and freddy u are in my prayers

    Reply
    • Melissa McCool

      Mr. Billy,Freddy ,Judy and Johnny
      I am sorry for the loss of Mrs. Opelene. She was a pleasant lady to be around. I know she is going to be greatly missed. You all are in my thoughts and prayers. Melissa

      Reply

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16 Comments

  1. Judy Holt Prather

    I’m sorry for the loss of your mother Freddy. We are never ready and she will be missed. Prayers

    Reply
  2. Cheryl Albury

    So sorry for your loss. Praying for God’s peace and comfort for your family. I was one of Mrs Hovis’s nurses

    Reply
  3. Jamie Robinson & family

    Freddy,
    We are so sorry to hear about the loss of your mom.She love you more than anything. Praying for you and your family.

    Reply
  4. Mary wilson

    Freddie and Johnny sorry for your loss.

    Reply
  5. Shannon Boyett

    So sorry for your loss Freddy prayers for you and your family.

    Reply
  6. Carolyn Mitchell

    So sorry for your loss. You are all in my prayers

    Reply
  7. Lawanna Hale

    Freddy and Johnny,
    I am so sorry to hear about your mom. You and your families will be in my prayers.

    Reply
  8. Mildred McNatt.

    Johnny We are so sorry. I kow its been an incredablly long journey
    RIP MRS. HOVIS

    Reply
  9. Hospice Chaplain Dionne

    Prayers are with your family and friends. So sorry for your loss.
    May the comfort of the Holy Spirit embrace each of you.

    Reply
  10. Gerald and Wanda Scott

    We are So Sorry to Hear about Mrs. Opel. She was a very nice and compassionate lady. God Bless the Family with Comfort and Peace In the Days to Come.

    Reply
  11. Randy & Dorothy Taylor

    We are so sorry to hear this praying for the family

    Reply
  12. Jimmy Towry

    Freddie and Johnny, I am saddened by your loss.
    Prayers are offered on behalf of your family.

    Reply
  13. Roger

    So sorry for your loss
    I send my love and respect

    Reply
  14. Pamela Cartwright

    She will be missed. I’m sorry for your loss. Praying for the family.

    Reply
  15. Nancy woods

    So sorry for your loss Johnny and freddy u are in my prayers

    Reply
    • Melissa McCool

      Mr. Billy,Freddy ,Judy and Johnny
      I am sorry for the loss of Mrs. Opelene. She was a pleasant lady to be around. I know she is going to be greatly missed. You all are in my thoughts and prayers. Melissa

      Reply

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