Elaine Knott Hopkins

  • Born: January 13, 1923
  • Died: January 17, 2013
  • Location: Knightdale, North Carolina

L. Harold Poole Funeral Service

944 Old Knight Road
Knightdale , NC 27545

Tel. (919) 266-3646

Tribute & Message From The Family

Elaine Knott Hopkins of 1820 Bethlehem Road passed away peacefully at her home on Thursday, January 17, 2013. Elaine was born January 13, 1923 in Wake County to the late Robert Lee Knott and Eva Harrison Knott. She graduated from Knightdale High School in 1940, attended the Women's College in Greensboro and earned a business degree from Hardbarger's Business College. On October 30, 1943 she married Royal Berdon "R. B." Hopkins. For many years she was an accountant with the NC Department of Education and Wendell Tobacco Warehouse. As long as her health permitted she was a faithful and active member at Bethlehem Baptist Church.

Funeral Service: 2:00 pm, Sunday, January 20, 2013 at Bethlehem Baptist Church, 8400 Poole Road, Knightdale, NC 27545.

The Hopkins family will receive relatives and friends immediately following the service in the sanctuary and other times at the home.

A private burial will take place in the church cemetery.

Husband of 69 years: R. B. Hopkins

Children: Gregory Berdon Hopkins and wife, Paula
Bonnie H. Hart and husband, Jim
Kathie H. Watkins and husband, Bobby, all of Knightdale

Grandchildren: Greg Hopkins, Jr. (Allison)
Christi Denton (Sam)
Whitney Keith (Mark)
Hannah Ferrell (Steven)
Katie Laine Watkins
Ben Watkins

8 Great-Grandchildren

Sister: Bette K. Weathers of Wendell

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a granddaughter; Angela Michelle Henry and a sister; Evelyn K. Stevens.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Bethlehem Baptist Church Cemetery Fund.