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Helen Juanita (Tankersly) Hopkins

July 16, 1950 ~ July 26, 2019 (age 69)


Helen Juanita (Tankersly) Hopkins, age 69, born July 16, 1950, went home to be with Jesus on July 26, 2019.  She was beautiful inside and out.  She was a wonderful mother, daughter, grandmother, wife and friend.  She is with her daughter Amy and husband Lewis in Heaven rejoicing.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Lewis Hopkins Jr. who was her soul mate she loved so much; daughter, Amy Lawson, who she loved so much and missed; grandbaby, Skylar Faith Hurd; brother, Bob Tankersly and mother & father, Nettie & George Tankersly

She is survived by;

Her children that loved her beyond words; George (Billie) Hopkins, Patricia Hill (Scott Johnson), Juanita (L.B.) Hill and Angela (Gary) Kuykendall

Grandchildren; Samantha Hurd, Dustin (Amber) Hill, Eric (Cassie) Hill, Benjamin Hill, Jacob Hopkins, Amy Hopkins, Steven Shipley and Connor Hill, Olivia  Hill and Stephanie & Brandon Ramey

Several Great-Grandkids

Sisters; Joann (Donnie) Lawson and Ilene (Larry) Barrett

Brothers; Garly (Alma) Tankersly, Harold Tankersly and Ronald Tankersly

Several nieces and nephews

She left behind her dog, Rusty, who made her life complete


Helen will be missed so much.  She was her children’s world.


Funeral services will be held at 2 P.M. on Monday, July 29, 2019 at the McNeil Funeral Home Chapel

Rev. Robert Slone, Rev. Wesley Bledsoe & Rev. Richard McCambell officiating

Special music will be provided by Donnie Lawson

Interment will follow in the Hopkins Cemetery

Serving as pallbearers will be Steven Shipley, Eric Hill, Dustin Hill, George Hopkins & Gary Kuykendall

Serving as honorary pallbearers will be Connor Hill & Benjamin Hill

The family will receive friends from 6 to 9 P.M. on Sunday, July 28, 2019 at the McNeil Funeral Home


Online condolences can be made at www.mcneilfueneralhome.com


McNeil Funeral Home in Sneedville in charge of arrangements

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July 28, 2019

6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
McNeil Funeral Home
124 Church St. P.O. Box 127
Sneedville, TN 37869

Funeral Service
July 29, 2019

2:00 PM
McNeil Funeral Home
124 Church St. P.O. Box 127
Sneedville, TN 37869

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