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Todd Hopkins

Gilse Todd Hopkins, age 31, of Merigold passed away on Tuesday April 5, 2011 at the Bolivar Medical Center.  He was born on December 21, 1979 to Carradine "Jr" and Gloria Joy (Banks) Hopkins in Cleveland, MS.    Todd was a Graduate of Maranatha Christian Academy. He was employed by Resourceful Environmental Services for the past 5 years as a truck driver. Todd was an avid outdoorsman loving to hunt, fish, camp and hang out with his buddies playing the guitar. He loved to spend time with his son Ethan and was a loving son, brother, husband, father and uncle. He was a member of the Church of Faith. He was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents Gilse and Opal Banks and Otis Wesley Paternal grandparents Carradine and Georgia Mildred Hopkins.  Visitation will be held Thursday April 7, 2011 from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM at the Cleveland Funeral Home, funeral Services will follow at 3:00 PM at Cleveland Funeral Home Chapel.  Burial will be at the Lehrton Cemetery.  His Brother Chad Hopkins, Cousin Rob Banks and Rev. John Choucolli will officiate the services. Todd is survived by Wife of 7 years, Stephanie Michelle Pearce Hopkins of Merigold, MS. Son Ethan Hopkins and Daughter Shelby R. Bracken both of Merigold.  Father and Mother, Carradine "Jr" and Gloria Joy Banks Hopkins of Cleveland. Brother Mark Hopkins of Greenville, 3 Sisters Melody and husband David of Brookhaven, Melissa Hopkins Walker of Columbus, Daphene and husband Mike Hendricks of Tupelo. Brother Chad and wife Mandy Hopkins of Cleveland, and 12 nieces and nephews. Pall-bearers will be Michael Dill, Tony Hays, Jeff Issacks, Lee Hicks, Roger Dean, Benji Wooten and Michael Lamb, Jeff Humphrey. Honorary Pall-bearers will be Greg Corley, Joe Marquez, Steve Williams, David Winters, Gilbert Lopez, Mike Hendricks, J D Williams and Melvin Ayo. Cleveland Funeral home is in charge of arrangements.

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Daphene, I am so sorry for your sudden loss. I cannot imagine how hard this is for you to bear. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.

Jason Moody - April 07, 2011 at 10:13 PM Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM

Joy, we were so sorry to see that Todd had died. Please accept our deepest sympathy. Love,Emogene

BILLY & Emogene Fuller - April 07, 2011 at 06:43 PM Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM

We're so sorry for your loss. Although Todd is gone he will not be forgotten. I'll still be looking for him in that truck to holler "Hey Gurl" out the window.

Scott and Margaret Ann Hood - April 07, 2011 at 01:56 PM Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM

Sorry can be there,but you-all are in ours prays.

Bob-Wilma Martin - April 07, 2011 at 01:12 PM Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM

todd was the sweetest person he had a great sense of humor and he was a great friend and he will be greatly missed r.i.p great friend

jennifer long - April 07, 2011 at 12:57 PM Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM

You are all in our prayers! There are just no words to express our sympathies -- it is so hard to understand! Jeff and Beth Peeples

Jeff and Beth Peeples - April 07, 2011 at 12:28 PM Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM

Todd, We are so grateful to have been able to call you friend. Thanks for all the laughter and happy memories. You will be missed. Sid & Ket

Sid & Ket McAtee - April 07, 2011 at 11:52 AM Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM

Our thoughts are prayers are with you.

Lillie and Kathy Gammill - April 07, 2011 at 10:28 AM Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM

To Jr., Joy, and all of Todd's family - I am so sorry for your loss. I will always remember Todd's laugh and smile. I will keep each of you in my thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. May God speed his healing upon you.

Kathy Conn - April 07, 2011 at 09:35 AM Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM

My heart goes out to you and Jr. Joy. Having lost two of my own children, I can feel and share your pain and grief. Just remember though that God is with you and will see you through these troubleing times.

Kathie Lam Sears - April 06, 2011 at 10:52 PM Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM

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