Doris Irene Hopkins, born November 29, 1938, passed away on April 26, 2020 from natural causes.

Doris was proceeded in death by her husband, Sheldon Hopkins, parents Rufeth Willhoite and Marion Drew, brothers Everett, Harold and Rufeth (Bobby) Willhoite Jr., sister Freda Moore and great-grandson Calvin McElroy.

She leaves behind her sister Helen Oatney, children Harold Jarose, Daniel Jarose Sr., Crystal Armstrong, Rose Beattie, Teresa Braden, Roberta Jarse, Larry Hopkins and Shelly Cosolotto; 21 grandchildren and 33 great-grandchildren.

Doris loved to travel, decorate her home, work jigsaw puzzles and plant flowers. She was loved by all that knew her and will greatly missed. We would like to thank Hospice of Humboldt for helping us through this time of loss.


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