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Obituaries

Obituaries

Doris Clara Barton Hopkins 1920 - 2006 Centropolis

Funeral services for Doris Clara Barton Hopkins, 86, Centropolis, will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at the Old German Baptist Brethren Church in Centropolis.Mrs. Hopkins died Monday, July 17, 2006, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.She was born March 7, 1920, in Pratt, the daughter of Floyd and Lottie Gish Barton and in 1940 was baptized into the Old German Baptist Brethren Church.Mrs. Hopkins was a housewife and lived with her family on a farm near Centropolis for 59 years. She enjoyed gardening, quilting and sewing.She married Arthur L. Hopkins on March 7, 1947, at her parents' home near Pomona. He survives, of the home.Other survivors include two sons, Kenneth, Greenville, Ohio, and Wayne, Overbrook; a brother, Merlin Barton; three sisters, Oella Edgecomb, Fern Brooks and Nina Flora; four grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.Friends may call from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the Lamb-Roberts Funeral Home in Ottawa.