- July 11, 2014
- By Staff / Baptist Standard
Nina Hopkins, 99, June 30 in Longview.A member of the pioneer Hall family of Hallsville, she attended the College of Marshall—now East Texas Baptist University—majoring in home economics. A longtime member of First Baptist Church in Longview, she sang in the adult choir 66 years. Her husband, Ellie, was the editor of the Longview newspaper and a Baptist Standard board member. He died in 1993. She also was preceded in death by her sister, Sibyl Sawyer; and brothers, J.T. and Lacy Hall. She is survived by her daughter, Mary Beth Shaw; son, Jack; sister, Mildred Ray; six grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.