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1943 Sandra 2020

Sandra Kay Hopper

October 30, 1943 — April 1, 2020

Sandra Kay Milton Hopper, age 76, of Madisonville, KY passed away on Wednesday, April 1, 2020 at Baptist Health in Madisonville, KY. Mrs. Hopper was born in Caldwell County, KY on October 30, 1943 to the late James Edgar Milton, Sr., and Pansy Orange Milton. She was the longest attending founding member of the Life Apostolic Church in Madisonville, KY where she loved serving as the Nursery School teacher as well as the church Secretary and Treasurer.

Mrs. Hopper is survived by her husband of 58 years, James Robert Hopper of Madisonville, KY; five children, Ronnie Hopper of Tampa, FL, David (Angie) Hopper and Debbie (Larry) Myers of Pleasant View, TN, Mike Hopper of Portland, TN, Tommy (Bobbie) Hopper of Madisonville, KY, and one chosen daughter-in-law, Debbie (Billy) Knight of Madisonville, KY; one sister, Ruth Dean Blunkall; one brother, William (Mary Jane) Milton, and a sister-in-law, Carole Milton; thirteen grandchildren: Chris Hopper, Ashley Myers, Tiffany (Michael Foster, T.J. (Carolyn) Myers, Dustin Hopper, Cory Hopper, Andrew Hopper, Zach Hopper, Brandon Knight, Kayla Knight, Destiny Knight and Lawri Hopper; two step grandchildren, Jessica Myers and Chris (Stacy) Myers; eight great-grandchildren: Nathan and Eli Foster, Ethan, Olivia, Will and Hunter Myers, Rinoah Hopper, and Alice Faith Knight, along with several nieces, nephews, and in-laws.

She was preceded in death by her parents; one sister, Alice Louise Milton and two brothers, Edward Gene Milton and James Edgar Milton, Jr.

There was a private visitation and service for Sandra Kay Hopper on Friday, April 10, 2020 with Rev. Mike Orten and Rev. Dustin Lee officiating. A private burial followed at Ilsley Cemetery.

Active Pallbearers included Larry Myers, Tommy Hopper, Andrew Hopper, Chris Hopper, Zach Hopper and Don Hopper.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of making contributions toward service and burial expenses via “crowdfunding” on the website. For those desiring to make contributions by check directly to Beshear Funeral Home, please send your checks to: Beshear Funeral Home, P.O. Box 245, Dawson Springs, KY 42408.

Friends and family may view the service via web-cast. Log on to the Beshear Funeral Home Facebook page and choose “videos”.

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