Willie Mae Cunningham Hopper, age 89 years, of Plunketville, Oklahoma passed away Thursday, October 15, 2015 in Mena, Arkansas.
Willie Mae was born in Potter, Arkansas on February 8, 1926 to the late Iley Cunningham and the late Minnie White Cunningham. She loved to garden and make quilts and sit on the front porch. She enjoyed her family and life. She was a friend to all and will be missed by all.
She is survived by daughters, Janet Jewell and husband Kenneth of Plunketville, Oklahoma, Mary Lewis and husband Jerry of Plunketville, Oklahoma; grandchildren, Mike Abner and wife Tammy of Plunketville, Oklahoma, Rick Jewell and wife McKenna of Cove, Arkansas, Misty Spears and husband George of Fort Smith, Arkansas, Ashley Miles and husband Jason of Wickes, Arkansas, Susan Williams and husband Glendon of Cameron, Oklahoma, Samantha Sellers and husband Rodney of Cove, Arkansas, James Green and wife Stacy of Hatfield, Arkansas, Pamela Alexander and husband Charles of Vandervoort, Arkansas, Angela Baker of Benton, Arkansas, Patrick Lewis of Plunketville, Oklahoma; great-grandchildren, Jordan Strother, Zack Abner, Mason Toon, Kayla Benefield, Conner Williams, Race Williams, Joseph Randall, Leigha Randall, Seth Sherwood, Jacob Sherwood, Justice Spears, Hope Spears, Audrey Sellers, Gwen Sellers, Kye Sellers, Ruby Green, Daniel Green, Matilda Lewis, Roy Baker, Jennifer Johnson, Elizabeth Alexander, Jennifer Heifner, and Sonja Long; great-great grandchildren, Keelie Bohanon, Brynna Bohanon, Beau Strother, Cade Abner, Sydney Benefield, Paisley Benefield, Brayden Johnson, Braxton Johnson, Janetta Long and Charlie Alexander; and a host of nieces and nephews.
Special mention of Amanda Parson and Ben Munoz and children and Angie Taylor and Nina Taylor and Chris Brown, Eva Mello, Rich Mountain Nursing Home and Ouachita Hospice of Mena, Arkansas, Dana Long for her beautiful nail art and Carol Richmond for her hair.
She was preceded in death by her son, Jimmy Wayne Hopper, a grandson, Timothy N. Lewis and great-grandsons, Edward Long and Ian Lewis, brothers, Grover Cunningham, Pete Cunningham, Buck Cunningham, and Doc Cunningham, sisters, Juanita Guthrie and Myrtle Cunningham
Funeral services will be Sunday, October 18, 2015 at 3:00 p.m. at Beasley Wood Chapel with Brother Troy Denton officiating. Interment will follow in the Pleasant Hill Cemetery in Hatfield, Arkansas under the direction of the Beasley Wood Funeral Home of Mena.
Pallbearers will be Rick Jewell, Joseph Randall, Zack Abner, Connor Williams, Mike Abner, and Justice Spears.