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Helen Hopper

January 17, 1926 — December 28, 2018

Helen Mae Birch Hopper, 92, wife of the late Clyde David Hopper and a resident of Onancock, VA, passed away Friday, December 28, 2018, at Heritage Hall Healthcare in Nassawadox, VA. A native of Chincoteague, VA, she was the daughter of the late Joseph Birch and the late Essie Taylor Birch Fitchett. She was a member of Drummondtown United Methodist Church.

She is survived by a daughter, Constance Hopper Ward and her husband, Bernie, of Salisbury, MD; granddaughter, Lara Whitehead and her husband, Andrew, of Salisbury; grandson, Wayne Kovacs of New Jersey; and great-grandson, A.J. Whitehead of Salisbury.

A graveside service will be conducted Monday, December 31, 2018, at Fairview Lawn Cemetery with Reverend Jack D. Pruitt officiating. A family viewing will be Monday from noon til 1:30PM at Doughty Funeral Home. Flowers will be accepted or memorials may be made to Alzheimer's Association, 6350 Center Dr., Suite 102, Norfolk, VA 23502.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at

Arrangements were made by Doughty Funeral Home in Exmore, Virginia.

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Fairview Lawn Cemetery
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