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Obituary for Barbara Hopper

Obituary for Barbara Hopper
  • PublishedJuly 2, 2024


Funeral service for Barbara Hopper, age 67, of Sulphur Springs will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, July 3, 2024 at Davis Street Baptist Church with Bro. Mark Thompson officiating. Interment will follow at Peerless Cemetery with Byran Scott, David James, Michael James, Jeremy Cunningham, Colton Wheeler, and John Hopper serving as pallbearers. Mrs. Hopper passed away at Christus Mother Frances Hospital in Sulphur Springs on Saturday, June 29, 2024.


Barbara Ann Hopper was born on December 24, 1956 in Cooper, Texas to Avon and Opal (Bain) Scott. She married Donald Frank Hopper, Sr. in Sulphur Springs on March 16, 1973. Barbara was a member of the Davis Street Baptist Church.


Barbara is survived by her husband of 51 years, Donald Hopper, Sr.; daughters, Tammy Hopper, Kelly Deaton (Darrin), Karen Estrada (J.R.); son, Donald Hopper Jr. (Lora) all of Sulphur Springs; grandchildren, Hannah Stewart (Zach), Morgan Deaton, Madison Deaton, Carson Deaton, Kaden Evans, Makayla Evans, Isabella Chamness, Salem Estrada, Javin Estrada, Aniken Estrada, Hanna Estrada; great-grandchild, Braxton Stewart; and brother, Billy Gene Scott.


She was preceded in death by her parents, Avon and Opal Scott; and brother, Wayne Scott.


Arrangements are under the direction of Murray-Orwosky Funeral Home.


The online register can be signed at

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Chloe Kopal was born and raised in Sulphur Springs, Texas. She attended Sulphur Springs High School for 4 years and graduated in 2021. She was also a line member for the Blue Blazes Drill Team for 3 years. Chloe is the Digital Content Creator for Front Porch News. Her love for our community shows through her work. She is very passionate about photography and has been ever since the first time she picked up a camera many years ago.