Beverly Anne Hopper

October 27, 1932 ~ March 27, 2018 (age 85)

Beverly Anne Hopper of Winona Lake, Indiana passed away at 2:14 a.m. on Tuesday, March 27, 2018 at Grace Village Health Care.  God granted her greatest desire…to be in heaven with her Lord and Savior.  She was looking forward to being reunited with those who have gone before her, who shared the same faith in Jesus Christ.  Beverly resided at Grace Village Retirement Community in Winona Lake, Indiana and was 85 years old.

She was born on October 27, 1932 in Angola, Indiana to Carl Leo Barnhart and Hazel (Bryan) Barnhart.  On September 1951 she was married to James Corliss Hopper, who preceded her in death.    

She was a resident of Kosciusko County, Indiana for the past 55 years where she was a member of Calvary Baptist Church of Oswego, Indiana.    Beverly worked for Home Hospital and Saint Elizabeth Hospital in Lafayette, Indiana before moving to Warsaw.  She then worked for many years as a Supervisor at Free Methodist Publishing House.  When they closed their doors she took up studies in nursing at Indiana University Purdue University Fort Wayne, Indiana.  At the age of 55 she earned her LPN degree and worked for Grace Village Retirement Community until she retired. 

She will be lovingly remembered by her two daughters:  Debra Ann (husband Robert) Chisholm (Dallas, Texas); Diana Lynn (husband Ed) Warren (Claypool, Indiana); and her son:  Steven Michael (wife Jody) Hopper (Warsaw, Indiana).  She also leaves behind fifteen grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; two sisters:  Joanna (husband Larry) Fischer (Katy, Texas); Julie (husband Kevin) Mitchell (Franklin, Indiana); and her brother:  William (wife Judy) Barnhart (Archbold, Ohio).  She was preceded in death by her parents; two sisters:  Carleen Young, Nancy Graham; three sons: Lance Bryan Hopper, Jimmy Lee Hopper, Mark Allen Hopper; and her grandson, Bryan Lance Taylor.            

Visitation will be held on Monday, April 9, 2018 from 9:00 – 11:00 a.m. at Redpath-Fruth Funeral Home, 225 Argonne Road, Warsaw, Indiana.

Her funeral service will follow at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, April 9, 2018 at Redpath-Fruth Funeral Home and officiated by Pastor Dr. Robert Chisholm.  Burial will follow with a graveside service at Oakwood Cemetery of Warsaw.

Memorial donations may be directed to Grace Village Retirement Community, 337 Grace Village Drive, Winona Lake, Indiana  46590 and would be appreciated by the family.   

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