WASHINGTON, Ga.- Mr. Carl Scott Hopkins, 89, of E. Robert Toombs Ave., entered into rest Sunday, Jan. 24, at University Hospital.
Mr. Hopkins was a native of Wilkes County and had lived there all of his life. He was twice married, first to the late Kathryn Johnson Hopkins and then to Pauline Henderson Hopkins. He was the son of the late Albert Hudson Hopkins and Lucy Scott Hopkins. He was a past member and president of the Lion's Club, a Deacon at the Washington First Baptist Church, where he was a member and a past city council member in Washington.
He was the founder and owner of Hopkins Funeral Home, founded in 1952. He was a former member of the Ga. Funeral Directors Association, and was a 52 year member of Lafayette Masonic Lodge #23. He served in the Civilian Conservation Corp in Robertstown.
Funeral services were held Tuesday, Jan. 27, at 2 p.m. at the Washington First Baptist Church with Rev. Albert Huyck and Rev. Chris Townsend officiating. Burial was in the Resthaven Cemetery.
He is survived by one daughter, Susan H. Pope, of Washington; two sons, Gene Hopkins and Billy Hopkins, both of Washington; one step-daughter, Kathy Poss of Elberton; one sister, Lucy Nell Gill, of Lavonia; two brothers, Vernon W. Hopkins, of Washington and Hudson Hopkins, of Thomson; eight grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
Memorial contributions may be made to "Together We Build" at the Washington First Baptist Church, P.O. Box 603, Washington, Ga. 30673, or to the charity of your choice.
Hopkins Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.