Ruth Earlene Hoppe (Sign Guestbook)

Ruth Earlene Hoppe, 92, formerly of Nutrioso, Arizona passed away 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., Nutrioso; Larry D. (Sue) Hoppe, Nutrioso; daughter, Linda Avery, 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 Saturday, June 29, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. at the Jesus First Community Church, Eagar, Arizona 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, Eagar, Arizona handled arrangements.

Gentry Griffey Funeral Chapel is honored to serve the Hoppe family and invites you to view and sign the online registry below.

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  • Birth: July 2, 1926
  • Death: June 19, 2019