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Rosemary "Rosie" Irene (Whitlow) Hopwood

April 8, 1941 ~ March 31, 2021 (age 79)


Rosemary "Rosie" I. Hopwood, 79, of HIllsboro, IL passed away on Wednesday, March 31, 2021, at 3:30 p.m., at St. John's Hospital in Springfield, IL.  Visitation will be held on Friday, April 2, 2021, from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at Bass Patton Dean Funeral Home in Hillsboro, IL.  Funeral services will be held on Saturday, April 3, 2021, at 2:00 p.m., at Bass Patton Dean Funeral Home, Hillsboro, IL.  Rev. Roy Eller, Pastor of New Hope Baptist Church in rural Litchfield, IL, will officiate.  Burial will be in Wares Grove Cemetery in Butler, IL.

Mrs. Hopwood was born on April 8, 1941, in Montgomery County, IL, to the late John and Agnes (Haggarty) Whitlow.  She married Winean Hopwood and they later divorced. Mrs. Hopwood had tended bar for 30+ years and had also worked at Roller Derby.  She was a member of the Ladies of the Moose in Litchfield, IL since 1973 and had lived in Montgomery County her entire life.  

Mrs. Hopwood is survived by her four children, Shirley (husband, Dave) Davis of Hillsboro, IL; Rick Hopwood of Coffeen, IL; Sandra (husband, Greg) Singleterry of Taylor Springs, IL and Ron (wife, Kelley) Hopwood of Hillsboro, IL; four grandchildren, Nick Hopwood, Holly Singleterry, Zack Hopwood, Chloe Hopwood, Crystal Restifo, Jason Davis, Makenzie Bellaver and Brock Bellaver; several great grandchildren; two brothers, Guy (wife, Norma) Whitlow of Nokomis, IL, Sam (wife, Barb) Whitlow of Hillsboro, IL and one sister, Grace “Sally” Schuerman of Nokomis, IL.

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April 2, 2021

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Bass Patton Dean Funeral Home
624 South Main Street
Hillsboro, IL 62049

Funeral Service
April 3, 2021

2:00 PM
Bass Patton Dean Funeral Home
624 South Main Street
Hillsboro, IL 62049


Wares Grove Cemetery
Waresgrove Lane
Butler, IL 62015

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