Letitia L. (Rhoades) Hopping

Letitia L. (Rhoades) Hopping, 90, of Shelbyville, Indiana, formerly of Aurora, Indiana, passed away Wednesday December 2, 2020 in Indianapolis, Indiana.

She was born July 8, 1930 in Columbus, IN, daughter of the late Cecil Allen Rhoades and Emma Maude (Wesner) Roegge.

Letitia worked as an Elementary School Teacher in Dillsboro, retiring after over 25 years of service.

She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church of Aurora, where she was a vocalist in the choir. Letitia was a member of Tri Kappa Sorority, and a Docent at Hill Forest, where she was very instrumental in helping with costumes for events for many years. Letitia enjoyed sewing, knitting and quilting. She loved to help make items for children in the hospital. She was also a member of the Rivertown Quilters Guild, the Bridge Club and Community Choruses. She was very social and enjoyed time with friends and family.

Letitia is survived by her children, Kenneth A. Hopping of Belleve, WA, Paul N. (Jane) Hopping of Clinton, TN, Laura Hopping (Randy) Jobe of Shelbyville, IN, and James B. (Sylvia) Hopping of Noblesville, IN; grandchildren, Ethan Hopping, Jennifer (Kirk) Crafton, Lauren (Bryant) Sell, Ryan Jobe, Melissa (Ben) Wilkes and David Showers; great-grandchildren, Clark Crafton, Abigail Wilkes, Zoe Wilkes, Chloe Wilkes, Benny Wilkes and one on the way.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Albert G. “Red” Hopping; and brother, Kenneth Rhoades.

Friends will be received Wednesday, December 9, 2020, 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm at the First Presbyterian Church, 215 Fourth Street, Aurora, Indiana.

Services will be held at the Church, at 2:00 pm with Rev. Dawne Sarchet officiating.

Contributions may be made to the Presbyterian Church Music and Outreach Fund. If unable to attend services, please call the funeral home office at (812) 926-1450 and we will notify the family of your donation with a card.

Due to the current situation dealing with COVID-19, we are following the directives from Governor Holcomb and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention concerning large events and mass gatherings. The family deeply appreciates the support and love shown from friends, but the health and well being of everyone in our community is of top priority. We are asking everyone who will be in attendance to please remember the social distancing guidelines at all times, and the wearing of masks is highly recommended.
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