Hopper, Anna Jo Jackson (Cleveland)

Thursday, March 1, 2018
Anna Hopper
Anna Hopper

Anna Jo Jackson Hopper, 84, of Cleveland, Tennessee, passed away on February 27, 2018.

She was born on July 12, 1933, in Meridian, Ms., to the late James and Frances Hamblin. Anna moved to Cleveland six years ago from Huntsville. She was an interior designer by trade and took great pride in her work. She owned her own shop for many years and was a very gifted decorator and successful business woman. In addition to her dedication to her work, Anna was a loving mother who enjoyed supporting her children with all of their endeavors. She loved spending time with her grandchildren and great grandchildren. Those who knew Anna will forever remember her outgoing and happy personality. She was dearly loved and will be greatly missed.

In addition to her mother and father, she is preceded in death by her first husband of 30 years, Joe Turner Jackson III and her second husband of ten years Charles E. Hopper. 

She leaves behind to cherish her memory two daughters: Jeanie McWilliams (Jimmy) and Kay Cobb (Andy); sons: Turner Jackson (Liz) and Jim Jackson (Diane); sister Peggy Long (Bobby); nieces Shelia Rains and Robin Svav; grandchildren: Neil Brooks, Casey Brooks, Christi Uselton, Kyle Uselton, Brittany Jackson, Lindsey Shipley, and Kaitlyn Jackson; great grandchildren: Jackson, Wesley, Brianna, Jerni, Cruz, Skylar, Saylor, Dylan, Evan, Kaylee, Jane, Abby, Brylie, Kylin, Cade, Cash, and Ayden. In addition to these, Anna leaves behind numerous extended family members and friends. 

The family will receive friends on Sunday, March 4, from 1-3 p.m. at Companion Funeral Home at 2419 Georgetown Road NW, Cleveland, Tn. 37311. A celebration of life service will be held at 3 p.m. following visitation. Anna’s final resting place will be by her first husband at Maple Hill Cemetery in Huntsville.

You are invited to share a personal memory of Anna or your condolences with her family at her online memorial at www.companionfunerals.com. Companion Funeral and Cremation Service and the Cody family are honored to assist the Jackson family with these arrangements.


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