Mount Vernon News

Mount Vernon News
September 20, 2012 10:58 am EDT


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APISON, Tenn. — On Sept. 10, 2012, Tammy Michelle Hopkins, 41, of Apison, Tenn., went to her resting place where she will peacefully wait until the Lord takes her home.

Tammy was the daughter of Randall Gasperson (Judy) of Fletcher, N.C., and Sue Christopher (Val) of Apison, Tenn. Tammy was a native of Columbus, had grown up in Mount Vernon, and had lived in Apison for two years.

She will be remembered for being a devoted mother of her six children and an avid animal lover. Tammy also enjoyed camping and going to the movies.

She was preceded in death by her grandparents, Lois and Wayne Stockberger and Betty Robinson.

Tammy leaves behind the following family members to cherish her memory: Her husband, Chris Hopkins of Columbus; her son, Corey Gasperson; her five daughters, Draven, Davin, Darian, Daelynn and Danae Hopkins; her sister, Tina Philippe (Eric); her stepbrother, Daniel Britton; and uncle, Allen (Deena) Stockberger of Gambier.

The family will have a celebration of life service Saturday at 4 p.m. at Hamilton Community Seventh-day Adventist Church, 7997 Shallowford Road, Chattanooga, TN 37421. The family will receive friends for an hour prior to the service starting at 3 p.m.

You are invited to share your memories of Tammy and/or share your personal condolences with her family by visiting her memorial guest book at

Companion Funeral and Cremation Service at Chattanooga, Tenn., is honored to assist the Hopkins family with the arrangements.

Submitted by Allen (Deena) Stockberger.

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