Obituary: Gladys Louise Hopson


Gladys Louise Hopson, 80, of Westfield, died May 15 at Maple Park Village in Westfield. She was born June 27, 1936, to William and Blanche (Vestal) Johnson in Columbia, Tenn.

Gladys worked in nursing and attended Village Park Bible Methodist Church. She was a longtime resident of Chattanooga, Tenn., and worked at the Hephzibah Children’s Home in Georgia for three years.

Gladys is survived by her son, Harrison Hopson; siblings, Jolene Brookes, Lavaille Ridener, Leonard Johnson, Larry Johnson and Patricia Johnson; and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Albert Edwin Hopson; son, Ross Hopson; sisters, Mary Johnson Cooper, Ann Johnson, Joyce Johnson Klein and Lavona Johnson Ward; and brother, Claude Johnson.