Kermit Hopper, age 79, of Rison, died Saturday, March 5, 2005, in the Jefferson Regional Medical Center at Pine Bluff. Born April 5, 1925 at Tinsman, he was a son of the late Asa and Mary King Hopper. He was a retired painting contractor and a member of Trinity Faith Assembly of God Church. Hopper was preceded in death by two wives, Agnes Hopper and Garland Dean Hopper; two brothers, Asa Hopper, Jr. and Derward Hopper; and one sister, Verda Lee Wilson.
Survivors include one son and daughter-in-law, Donnie and Sharon Roberts of Rison; one brother, Curtis Hopper of Rison; one sister, Dorothy Raybon of Thornton; four grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Funeral services were held at 4:00 p.m., Monday, March 7, at Trinity Faith Assembly of God Church in Rison with Rev. Clay Stubbs and Bro. Charles McBryde officiating. Burial was in Greenwood Cemetery by Buie Funeral Home of Rison.
Source: Fordyce News Advocate, 9 Mar 2005