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Donna Rose Hopewell, 85, of Bedford and formerly of Washington, died at 3 a.m. Tuesday at the Paoli Health and Living Center.
Born July 12, 1931, in Daviess County, she was the daughter of Cornelius and Amelia (Miller) Colbert. She retired from Naval Weapons Support Center after 27 1/2 years of service. She attended Mt. Pleasant Christian Church.
Survivors include two grandchildren, Lance Hopewell of McCordsville, and Heather Johnson of Fishers; two great-grandchildren, Chase and Ashlyn Johnson; several nieces and nephews; and a daughter-in-law, Carol Hopewell of Fishers. She is preceded in death by her parents; a son, Russell Alan Hopewell; two brothers, Levi and John Colbert; three sisters, Bernice Divine, Mary Risley and Bonnie Thompson.
Funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Friday in the Elmwood Chapel of the Day and Carter Mortuary, with Jeff Hudelson officiating. A committal service will follow at 3 p.m. Friday in Sugarland Memory Gardens in Washington. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until the hour of service on Friday at the Day and Carter Mortuary. The family asks that friends consider memorial contributions be made to the Mt. Pleasant Christian Church. Family and friends may express condolences at www.daycarter.com.
Published on November 15, 2016
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