Ruth Hoppe

Ruth Earlene Hoppe, 92, formerly of Nutrioso, died Wednesday, June 19, 2019, in Powell, Tennessee. She was born July 2, 1926 in Picher, Oklahoma, the daughter of James and Opal Canada.

Ruth loved her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ and God blessed her with a soft, kind soul of which she used to bless all those around her.

She was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother. She loved her family and family get-togethers. Ruth also enjoyed crocheting in her spare time. Many friends and family members were recipients of her beautiful handiwork.

Ruth is survived by her sons, William (Cindy) Hoppe Jr. of Nutrioso; Larry D. (Sue) Hoppe of Nutrioso; daughter Linda Avery of Powell, Tennessee; brother Bob Canada; 15 grandchildren; 29 great-grandchildren and 2 great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, spouse William Hoppe Sr., brother Jim Canada, sister Helen Canada and son-in-law Carnell Avery.

Services will begin at 2 p.m. Saturday, June 29, at the Jesus First Community Church in Eagar, where a procession will immediately be led to the Nutrioso Cemetery for graveside services.

For those who have special memories and would like to leave an online condolence for Ruth’s family, visit

Burnham Mortuary of Eagar handled arrangements.

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