Dorothy Hopkins Cassidy, 94, passed away in Tullahoma, TN, on June 11, 2018.
She was born February 1, 1924, to Jane and Manning Lovings in Laurel County.
Dorothy went back to school in her forties. She earned multiple degrees and taught twenty some years in public schools at elementary, high school, and college levels. She was a devoted Christian for all of her adult life and a member of New Hope Ministries Church of God in Corbin, Kentucky. She had lived in Corbin for many years until two years ago when she moved to Manchester, TN to be near family.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husbands Edward Hopkins (1995) and Hershel Cassidy (2014), and her son Ralph Hopkins (2013).
Surviving relatives include daughter-in-law Janice Croley Hopkins of Riverton, WY; son Michael Hopkins and wife Barbara Copley Hopkins of Hamilton, OH; daughter Deanna Hopkins Lawson and husband Bill of Manchester, TN; and daughter Lynne Hopkins Wampler, husband Floyd of Bristol, TN; ten grandchildren, twenty-four great grandchildren, and three great-great grandchildren.
The funeral was held Saturday, June 16, at Hart Funeral Home in Corbin. Burial was held at Cumberland Memorial Gardens in Lily.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association. Messages of condolence may be left at www.hartfhcorbin.com.
Hart Funeral Home of Corbin is in charge of the arrangements.