BENTON — Stella Elaine Hopkins, 60, of Benton died Tuesday, May 21, 2013, at her home.
She was a member of Vaughn’s Chapel Cumberland Presbyterian Church, a Gideons International Auxiliary member, and a graduate of Paducah Community College and Murray State University. She was a registered nurse and director of the geriatric rehabilitation unit at Murray-Calloway County Hospital.
She is survived by her husband, Steven P. Hopkins; her mother, June (Whiting) Whitear of Coggeshall, England; one daughter, Terri Franklin of Calvert City; two sons, Alex Hopkins of Benton and Justin Hopkins of Paducah; 13 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; three sisters, Sheelagh Whitear of Wenterton-On-Sea, England, Dawn Whitear of Darlington, and Janet Clarkson of Felixtowe, and two brothers, Darren Whitear and Chris Camp, both of Braintree, all of England.
She was preceded in death by her father, Stanley Whitear.
Services will be at 3 p.m. Saturday, May 25, 2013, at Collier Funeral Home with Rev. Wendall Ordway officiating.
Friends may call from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, May 24, 2013, at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be given to the Gideons International, Marshall County Camp, P.O. Box 206, Benton, KY 42025.