She was born in Lapier, Michigan, April 12, 1942 to the late James A. and Eula F. Sweet Bulter. She was an accountant and was a member of the Hickory Knoll United Methodist Church for over nine years.
She is survived by her loving husband, Raymond F. Hopely of the home, one son, Jeff Nelson of Boyton Beach, FL, five daughters, Laura Wooten of Franklin, NC, Kelly Staso of Palm Desert, CA, Wendy Broad of Franklin, NC, Jenifer Wood (Kevin) of Orlando, FL, and Cathy Fritz of Calhoun, GA, four grandchildren and one great-grandchild also survive.
The body has been cremated and a memorial service will be held April 12, 2014 at 11:00 A.M. at Hickory Knoll United Methodist Church, Franklin, North Carolina.
The family asks in lieu of flowers, memorial donations be made in her memory to Macon County Humane Society Franklin, NC. The family is at their respective residences.
Hunter Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
An on-line obituary and guest register is available at www.hunterfuneralhomega.com.