Obituary for Marion O’Dell Hopkins

hopkins marion odellMarion O’Dell Hopkins, age 85 of Pulaski, died Tuesday, December 20, 2022 at Pulaski Health and Rehabilitation Center.  He was born in Wythe County on July 3, 1937, and was the son of the late Emma Collins Hopkins and Charles Vinton Hopkins, Sr.  Marion was a member of the Trinity Baptist Church in Pulaski, was a veteran of the United States Army, and retired as a supervisor at Jefferson Mills in Pulaski.  Marion loved gospel and blue grass music, and attended the Galax Fiddlers Convention for over 50 years.

He is survived by his loving wife:  Nora K. Hopkins of Pulaski.  Marion and Nora were married on December 19, and have been married for 63 years:  his daughter; Amy Hopkins of Pulaski:  his son; Marion Kelley Hopkins of Roanoke. Marion was also the youngest of 16 children.

Funeral Services will be held Monday, December 26, 2022 at 2:00 p.m. at Seagle Funeral Home, with the Pastor John M. Hopkins and Pastor Steve Taylor officiating.  The family will receive friends on Monday from 12 Noon to 2:00 p.m. at the funeral home.  Burial will be held in Morning Star Cemetery in Bland, VA on Tuesday at 11:00 a.m. with Army military honors.

In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be made in the form of memorial gifts to a local charity of choice.  Online condolences may be sent to the family by visiting  Arrangements by Seagle Funeral Home, Pulaski.  540-980-1700