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Donnie Lee Hopkins, 55
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Mr. Donnie Lee Hopkins, 55, of Morrison (Shady Grove community) died Monday, Nov. 29, 2021, at Ascension St. Thomas Rutherford Hospital in Murfreesboro. 

He was born March 21, 1966, in Rossville, Ga., was the director of engineering maintenance with Viam Mfg. in Manchester, and a member of Manchester First Baptist Church. Donnie was preceded in death by his father Willie Lee Hopkins, brother David Hopkins, and father-in-law J.B. Casey.

Survivors include his wife of nearly 36 years Kim Casey Hopkins, daughters Casey Hopkins and Kolby (Eric) Dossa, grandchildren Jesse Hopkins, Casan Hopkins, Kowan Dossa, and Presley Hopkins, mother Beatrice Walling Hopkins, sister Linda (Jim) Trusty, brother Wayne (Tina) Hopkins, mother-in-law Sue Casey, sister-in-law Emma Casey, and brother-in-law Tim (Sy) Casey. Several aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, nephews, family members, and friends also surviving.

A memorial service will be held Tuesday, Dec. 7, at 2 p.m. at McMinnville Funeral Home Chapel. The Hopkins family will receive friends from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Tuesday at the funeral home. Online condolences may be made at

McMinnville Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Southern Standard

(McMinnville, Tenn.) Dec. 3, 2021