Mary Jane Holden HOPKINS, 90, of Wheeling, WV–wife of the late Thomas Stewart Hopkins, died Saturday, January 24, 2015 at Sundale Nursing Home in Morgantown, WV.
She was born June 25, 1924 in Wheeling, a daughter of the late Guy Emerson and Mary Best Holden.
Mary Jane was a 1946 graduate of West Virginia University, where she majored in Business Adminstration, was active in Kappa Kappa Gamma Sorority–serving as President during her senior year, and was inducted into Mortar Board and Phi Beta Kappa.
She was a long-time member of Vance Memorial Presbyterian Church–serving as an elder and deacon. Active in many service organizations, she held membership in the Cedar Twig, the Louise Reed Circle of the King’s Daughter’s and the Green Hills Garden Club. She taught in the Ohio County Elementary Schools for 19 years.
In addition to her husband and parents, Mary Jane was preceded in death by a brother, David B. Holden, a sister, Cora Anne Holden Skinner, a son in law, Jacob D. Mullett and a great granddaughter, Morgan Grace Mullett.
Mary Jane is survived by 3 daughters; Elizabeth Mullett of Morgantown, Barbara Cullen Hackler of Alpharetta, GA, and Mary William McCoy of Charleston, WV; 11 grandchildren, Charles Lee Mullett, M.D., Sara Mullett, Jeremy Po Potter, David Courtney Mullett, M.D., Sarah Wil Bayer, Megan Mike Williams, Jeffrey Kelsey Hackler, Stewart Hackler, Lindsay Eric Anderson, Annie McCoy, Ellie McCoy and 10 great grandchildren.
Friends will be received in the Narthex of Vance Memorial Presbyterian Church, 905 National Road, Wheeling, from 7:00pm until 9:00pm on Friday, January 30, 2015 and again on Saturday, January 31, from 10:00am until time of the funeral service at 11:00am with Rev. Dr. Chuck LaPlaca and Rev. Dr. William G. McCoy officiating.
Interment will follow in Greenwood Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to The Linsly School, 60 Knox Lane, Wheeling, WV or to Vance Memorial Presbyterian Church, 905 National Road, Wheeling, WV 26003.
Arrangements by the Altmeyer Funeral Home, 154 Kruger St., Wheeling, WV 26003.
Online condolences may be extended to the family at altmeyer.com