Lebanon Reporter


September 4, 2012

Mary Jane Lane Hopp


Mrs. Mary Jane Lane Hopp, 90, of Frankfort, died Friday, Aug. 31, 2012, at her home.

Mrs. Hopp was born Jan. 16, 1922, in Elizaville. She was a daughter of the now late Laurel E. and Eva (Smith) Swope.

She married Francis “Shady” Lane on Nov. 9, 1940, in Elizaville. He preceded her in death on Nov. 4, 1992.  She then married George Hopp on Dec. 3, 1994. He preceded her in death on Sept. 19, 2011. 

Mrs. Hopp was a 1940 graduate of Kirklin High School. She lived in Elizaville until 1940, when she moved to Frankfort. She worked at Mallory Controls and Peter Paul, retiring in 1972.

She was a member of the Community Christian Church in Frankfort, Delta Gamma Delta Sorority, Women of the Moose, American Legion Auxiliary and VFW Auxiliary.

Survivors include daughter, Linda Alward of Cullman, Ala.; son, Robert W. (Connie) Lane Sr. of Frankfort; stepson, Gordon Hopp of Indianapolis; three stepdaughters, Marilyn (Wade) Nutter of Athens, Ga., Deborah (Rick) Klawun of Jackson, Tenn., and Cynthia (Todd) Brown of Brownsburg; 18 grandchildren, 19 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandsons.

She was preceded in death by two sisters, Joan “Jody” Emmett and Jean Dieterle.

Visitation is 4 to 7 p.m. today, Sept. 4, at Goodwin Funeral Home, 200 S. Main St., Frankfort. Services will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2012 at the funeral home, with Tim Grasham officiating. Burial will be in Green Lawn Memorial Park.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association, 8645 Guion Road, Indianapolis, IN 46268; or the American Cancer Society, 6030 W. 62nd St., Indianapolis, IN 46278.

Online condolences may be made at www.goowinfuneralhome.com.

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