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Sharon Kathleen Hopkins

March 17, 1940 — February 13, 2022

Lima, Ohio

Sharon Kathleen Hopkins , 81, went into the arms of Jesus at 5:57 pm on February 13, 2022, at Otterbein Cridersville.

Sharon was born on March 17, 1940 in Napoleon, Ohio, to Byron and Vergie Lovella (Wooten) Rasey.  On August 19, 1962 she married Rev. Larry D. Hopkins, who preceded her in death on June 17, 2014.

Sharon was a graduate of Defiance College with a Music Major and Wright State University with an Elementary Education Major. She taught Music for 32 years, retiring in 2001. She served Parkway Schools, Paulding Schools and North Middle School in the Lima City School System. She was a member of Union Chapel Missionary Church in Lima. She served the Lord faithfully as a pastor’s wife. The family would like to give special thanks to Otterbein Cridersville for their wonderful care and to Dr. Hanna and St. Rita’s Hospice.

She is survived by her children, Cheri Estle, Lori (Keith) Belcher, Wendi (Jon) Phillips, Dr. Kevin (Connie) Hopkins; grandchildren, Preston (Ellie) Phillips, Mallory (Stephen) Dagher, Ben Estle, Sadie Estle, Marci Belcher, Blake Hopkins, Abigail Hopkins, Cora Hopkins; and two brothers Rev. John (Charlotte) Rasey; Sister-in-laws Jan Rasey, Patricia Rasey, and Deborah Hopkins; and several nieces and nephews.

Along with her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by brothers Byron Rasey, Bing Rasey,  and Cecil Rasey and sister-in-law Jeanie Rasey; and brother-in-law Rev. Robert Hopkins.

The family will receive friends from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Saturday, February 19, 2022 at Otterbein Cridersville, Cridersville, Ohio.  A funeral service will follow at 12 p.m.  Rev. Jeff VanPutten and Chaplin Peter Citerin will officiate.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Open Door Christian School in Elyria to the school library 8287 W. Ridge Rd. Elyria, Ohio 44035.

Arrangements handled by Chamberlain-Huckeriede Funeral Home.  Condolences may be expressed at www.chamberlainhuckeriede.com.

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Visitation

Saturday, February 19, 2022

10:00am - 12:00 pm (Eastern time)

Otterbein Cridersville (Cridersville, Ohio)

100 Red Oak Drive, Cridersville, OH 45806

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Funeral Service

Saturday, February 19, 2022

Starts at 12:00 pm (Eastern time)

Otterbein Cridersville (Cridersville, Ohio)

100 Red Oak Drive, Cridersville, OH 45806

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