Obituary for Lillian “Carol” Hankins

Lillian HankinsLillian “Carol” Hankins, age 73 of Mt. Airy, North Carolina passed away Friday, January 20, 2023 at her home. Born September 16, 1949 in West Virginia she was the daughter of the late Paul Thomas Hankins & Catherine Cornwell Hankins. She was also preceded in death by her brothers, Terry and James Hankins, sister, Sarah Hankins and grandson, Larry “Bubba” Hoback, Jr.

Carol is survived by her

Son – Justin Hopson – Roanoke

Daughters – Candi Hopson – GA, Teresa Sutphin Bryant – FL

Grandchildren – Jayden Hopson, Dillon Harris, Jase Hopson, Rayland Bower, Nancy Hoback, Melony Hopson, & Makayla Harris

3 Great Grandchildren

Very Special Friend and Caregiver – James “Bo” Bowman – Mt. Airy, NC

Funeral services will be Friday, January 27, 2023 11:00 a.m. at the Bower Funeral Home-Chapel, Pulaski. Interment will follow at the Birchlawn Memorial Park, Pearisburg.

The family will receive friends Thursday evening from 5:00 – 7:00 pm, January 26,2023 at Bower Funeral Home, Pulaski. To sign Lillian’s online guestbook, visit

Bower Funeral Homes, Pulaski is handling the arrangements for the family.