The Joplin Globe, Joplin, MO

Obits

May 4, 2013

Alan Lee Hopkins

GALENA, Kan. — Alan Lee Hopkins, age 66, passed away May 1, 2013, at Freeman West Hospital, Joplin, Mo., following an illness.

Alan was born March 25, 1947, in Joplin. His parents were Elmer and Virginia (Gilbert) Hopkins. His was a lifetime resident of Galena.

He graduated from Galena High School with the Class of 1965. He was a veteran of World War II, serving in the U.S. Army from 1968 to 1971.

He worked as a truck driver. He was a member of First Christian Church, Galena.

Alan was married to Marsha Berdd on July 13, 1979, in Webb City, Mo. She survives.

Additional survivors include two daughters, Allison Stephens (and Justin Grant), Joplin, and Ashley Intessimone and husband, Timothy, Wichita, Kan.; one brother, Gilbert Wayne and wife, Anita Hopkins, Omaha, Neb.; one sister, Gay Ladner and husband, David, Wamego, Kan.; and three grandchildren, Logan Intessimone, Conner Intessimone and Graysen Grant; five nephews and one niece.

Alan has been taken for cremation.

A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, May 5, at Derfelt Funeral Home, Galena.

Online condolences may be made at www.derfeltfuneralhomes.com

1
Text Only
Obits
  • Harry Winnett Harry Winnett

    Rev. Harry Winnett, age 82, of Gautier, Miss., a former Joplin, Mo., resident, passed away at 1 p.m. Wednesday, July 30, 2014.

    August 2, 2014 2 Photos

  • Donald E. Bassett Donald Edwin Bassett

    Donald Edwin Bassett, 85, of Blue Springs, Mo., passed away on July 30, 2014.

    August 2, 2014 2 Photos

  • Albert Lee Greenlee

    Albert Lee Greenlee, of Galena, Kan., went to be with his Heavenly Father on Tuesday, July 29, 2014, surrounded by family and friends.

    August 1, 2014

  • Ralph Andy Slaughter

    Ralph Andy Slaughter, 75, Grove, Okla., formerly of Neosho, died July 30, 2014, at the Grove Nursing Center in Grove.

    August 1, 2014

  • Pendergraft, Carolyn Carolyn B. Pendergraft

    Carolyn Rial Pendergraft, age 78, of Joplin, passed away on Tuesday, July 24, 2014, at Joplin Health and Rehabilitation with family at her side.

    July 31, 2014 3 Photos

  • Cindy Showers

    Cindy Showers lost her battle with cancer July 14, 2014, at 10:08 a.m. at the home she shared with her sister. Her family surrounded her with love. Her attitude since she was diagnosed was one of strength and calmness. Her soul was caring and giving.

    July 31, 2014

  • Jim Gilliam

    Jan. 28, 1937 - July 30, 2011

    July 30, 2014

  • Etta Toney Etta Toney

    Etta Ionie Toney, age 87, formerly of Joplin, passed away at 9:05 a.m. Saturday, July 26, 2014, at Choctaw Memorial Hospital, Hugo, Okla.

    July 30, 2014 2 Photos

  • Military Jay Samuel Rodney

    Jay Samuel Rodney, 91, died Saturday, July 26, 2014.

    July 30, 2014 1 Photo

  • Burgis Taber Burgis Taber

    Burgis Maynard Taber, 94, born March 14, 1920, entered Glory on July 27, 2014.

    July 29, 2014 3 Photos