Sarah Anne (Hopper) Gray, age 87, died Tuesday, January 22, 2013 at Northside Hospital.
Born April 29, 1925 in Knoxville, TN., She was the daughter of Clarence and Eva (Smith) Burchfield.
Sarah moved to this area in the early 40's. She worked for a while at Oak Rubber in Ravenna, was formerly a member of the Lake Milton Baptist Church, loved to travel, gardening, and flowers, and adored her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Survivors include her children: Andrew (Joyce) Hopper Jr. of Mantua, Dave Hopper of Lake Milton, James (Theresa) Hopper of Mineral Ridge, Gerald "Jerry" Hopper of Newton Falls, and Jeanette (Thomas) Krygowski of Yulle, FL.; 23 grandchildren 49 great-grandchildren, 5 great-great grandchildren; sister and brother: Algia Parks of Liberty and Victor Burchfield of Oregon.
She was preceded in death by her first husbandc, Andrew E. Hopper, Sr. in 1969 and by second husband, Frank V. Gray in 1986, children: John and Charles Hopper and daughter Eva Gray; grandchildren: Grace Hopper, Charles and Robert Creque, and Cathy Dent; brothers and sisters: John, Charles, and William Burchfield, Martha Moore, and Mary Salsgiver.
Friends will be received at the Lane Family Funeral Home, Austintown Chapel on Monday, January 28, 2013 from 11AM until 1PM with the Funeral Service beginning at 1:00PM. Burial will take place at Brunstetter Cemetery.
Family & Friends can send condolences to www.lanefuneralhomes.com
(Lane Family Funeral Home, 330-744-2289, RC 1-25-13)