Mattie Andrews Hopkins

Born: Mon., May 5, 1924
Died: Mon., Oct. 28, 2013

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Mattie Julia Andrews Hopkins of Union Point, Georgia, died on Monday, October 28, 2013 at the age of 89. A lifelong resident of Greene County, she was born May 5, 1924 the daughter of Cortez Rawhide Andrews, Sr. and Addie Belle Studdard Andrews. She attended school in Siloam and married Edward Addison Hopkins. For forty-two years she worked for Union Manufacturing Company in Union Point as a knitter. As long as health permitted she was a faithful member of the First Baptist Church of Union Point.

She is survived by a son, Edward Wayne Hopkins (Anna) of Union Point, GA; a daughter, Betty Watts (Mike) of Union Point, GA; three sisters, Ellie Mae Nash (Billy) of Greensboro, GA, Nona Belle Tolbert (Comer) of Greensboro, GA and Delores Galloway (J. T.) of Powder Springs, GA; four brothers, Cortez Andrews, Jr. of Greensboro, GA; George Andrews (Pansy) of Greensboro, GA, Ford Andrews of Union Point, GA and John Andrews (Lynette) of Stockbridge, GA; grandchildren, Kim Leach (Russell), Shelly Coleman (Grant), Kelly Coleman (Allen), Brad Watson (Scarlett), Amy Yearwood (Adam), Beth Patrick (Jeff), Michele Barrett (Bryan) and Jeremy Watts; great grandchildren, Morgan Leach, Ethan Yearwood, Courtney Watson, Noah Watson, Walyn Coleman, Bailey Coleman, Heather Patrick, Breanna Patrick, Caroline Barrett and Whit Barrett; other relatives and many friends. In addition to her husband, Edward Addison Hopkins, she was preceded in death by her siblings, Virginia Gheesling and Ida Merritt

Funeral Services will be held Wednesday, October 30, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. at Wesley Chapel Wesleyan Church, 2830 Highway 15 South, Greensboro, GA 30642 with Rev. Tim Tabler officiating. Interment will follow in Greenlawn Cemetery, Rhodes Street, Union Point, GA 30669. Serving as pallbearers are Brad Watson, Adam Yearwood, Russell Leach, Grant Coleman, Allen Coleman and Jeff Patrick. The family will receive friends Wednesday from 10:00 a.m. until time for the service at the church. The family requests that any memorials be made to Wesley Chapel Wesleyan Church, 2830 Highway 15 South, Greensboro, GA 30642 or First Baptist Church, 206 Thornton Street, Union Point, GA 30669. Callaway Funeral Home, 208 N. Rhodes Street, Union Point, GA, (706) 486-4138, is in charge of arrangements. Visit us at www.mccommonsfuneralhome.com to sign the online guest register.

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Barry and Teresa Churchwell
   Posted Tue October 29, 2013
Our sincere and deepest sympathy. She was blessed with a wonderful family. May the happy memories be cherished by her loved ones. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

Wanda McCannon
   Posted Tue October 29, 2013
I was so sorry to hear about Miss Matt. I pray that God will give each of you comfort during the following weeks.

Kevin and Wilma Nichols
   Posted Tue October 29, 2013
Extending sincere sympathy at this time of loss.

Gail & Gene Lindsey
   Posted Tue October 29, 2013
Dear Wayne, Betty and family, We are so sorry to hear about Matt's passing. We know the last few years have not been good for her. We have missed her wonderful laugh and her delicious chocolate pies. May God be with you during this time. With love,

Terry & Elaine Cantrell
   Posted Tue October 29, 2013
Betty, Wayne and Family, Thinking of you and praying Our Lord will give you the strength , comfort and peace you need during the coming days. Terry & Elaine Cantrell

Kent & Melinda Walker
   Posted Tue October 29, 2013
With deepest sympathy to the entire family.

Sherri Hubbard
   Posted Wed October 30, 2013
Thinking of the family at the time. May God keep his loving arms around the family during this time.

Billy Corry
   Posted Wed October 30, 2013
Sorry to hear of Mrs. Hopkins death but surely her passing is Heaven's gain. My thoughts and prayers go out to you the family.

Randy and Lisa Shuman
   Posted Wed October 30, 2013
So sorry to hear about Mrs. Hopkins. We are thinking of you all during this difficult time.

WILLIAM POOLE
   Posted Wed October 30, 2013
My sincere condoleces.

Brenda Lindsey
   Posted Wed October 30, 2013
You all are in our thoughts and prayers. Brenda Lindsey and family

Teressa Gentry
   Posted Wed October 30, 2013
So very sorry for your loss. I remember her as so full of energy and always happy. May God strengthen you all during this time.

Robert and Annette Dowdy
   Posted Wed October 30, 2013
Wayne, Betty Ann and family, We were so sorry to hear of the loss of your mother. I remember her most for her friendly smile, she always seemed so happy. Our prayers are with you at this time.

dianne f. mckinley
   Posted Thu October 31, 2013
prayers for the family

Jean Watkins
   Posted Thu October 31, 2013
My thoughts and prayers are with you

Sandra Rhodes
   Posted Fri November 01, 2013
To the Hopkins family, so sorry for your loss. At this time remember Jesus , promise made at "John 5: 28,29".

Tammy Hubbard English
   Posted Sun November 03, 2013
My thoughts and prayers are with all of you.

Marie Burden
   Posted Sun November 03, 2013
I was so sorry to hear about Ms. Matt. I can't remember I time that I saw her that she wasn't smiling and laughing. She will be greatly missed by all who knew her. I will continue to keep you all in my prayers.