Jean Marie Hopper Donaldson
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Jean Marie Hopper Donaldson, 83, went home to be with the Lord on Friday, April 2, 2021 at Baptist-Collierville. She was born on October 2, 1937 to the late Jack and Bobbie Hopper in Tiplersville, MS. Jean Marie was a retired nurse after many years. She loved reading, crocheting, and working in her garden. Jean Marie had a way of making every person she talked to feel important. She also put God first and was a very loving person. Jean Marie was a dedicated member of Longview Heights Baptist Church. She enjoyed spending time with her family and friends, and will be missed dearly. Along with her parents, she was preceded in death by her loving husband of 47 years, James Melvin Donaldson, Sr.; a daughter, Denise Marie Donaldson; three siblings, Joan Hopper, Jackie Hopper, Martha Elaine Harrington, and a great granddaughter, Ashlynn Elizabeth McClure. Survivors include four children, Paul Thomas Donaldson (Keith Coffee), Jamie Marie McClure (Rusty), Rhonda Diana Cooper (David), James Melvin Donaldson, Jr. (Michael Gekiere), and a brother, Charles Hugh Hopper. She also leaves behind eight grandchildren, Russ, Amy, Brianna, Brandon, Tyler, Jana, Austin, Kady and twelve great grandchildren, McKynzie, Miya, Alexander, Kyleigh, Addy, Haddon, Reagan James, Dawson, Hudson, and three on the way. A funeral service will be held on Wednesday, April 7, 2021 at 11:00 am with visitation beginning at 10:00 am at Brantley Funeral Home, 6875 Cockrum St. Olive Branch, MS 38654. A graveside service will be held at a later date at Tiplersville Cemetery.