Kristie Anne Hopkins, 76, of Stilesville, passed away on Monday, Oct. 30, 2023, peacefully with her family by her side.
She was born in Putnam County on Dec. 13, 1946, to James and Wanda (McCammack) Ray.
She was the last class to graduate from Stilesville High School in 1964 before it became Cascade High School.
Many will remember Kristie from First Citizens Bank in Greencastle, where she worked for 25 years. From there she went on to finish her career with York Automotive in Greencastle for 25 years until her retirement in 2013.
She enjoyed her family, working on her craft projects, reading and decorating her home for every holiday. She loved animals and supported local animal shelters.
Saddened by their loss, but will cherish her memory, are her son, Jay Hopkins and wife Jackie of Greencastle; three grandsons, Tyler Hopkins of Greencastle, Benjamin (Sarai) McAllister of Spanaway, Wash., and Tommy (Ashley) McAllister of Fillmore; and great-grandchildren Atlas, Landon, Benjamincito, Teddy, Liam and Nash. Also surviving are her sister and best friend, Karen Simmons of Stilesville; nephew Mike (Liz) Simmons of Park City, Utah; niece Mindy (Duane) Higgins of Franklin, Tenn.; and great-nieces and -nephews Christopher, Savannah, Sean, Parker, Anna and Cameron.
In order to honor Kristie’s wishes, private graveside services will be held at the Stilesville Cemetery with Pastor and friend Joel Everson officiating.
Hopkins-Rector Funeral Home has been entrusted with the arrangements.
Memorial contributions may be made in memory of Kristie to the Stilesville Cemetery Association, 3944 W. CR 900 South, Stilesville, IN 46180, or the Humane Society of Putnam County, P.O. Box 444, Greencastle, IN. 46135.