October 7, 2013

Melinda Upton Hopson, 29, of Miracle passed away Saturday, October 5, 2013 at Pineville Community Hospital. She was born July 29, 1984 in Middlesboro, KY and was the daughter of Ralph Upton and the late Charlotte Lawson Upton. She was a homemaker. She was of the Pentecostal faith.

Survivors include her husband Donald Hopson, her children Selena Dawn Hopson, Tyler Jackson and Jasmin Wilder; father Ralph Upton; brother and sisters; Tim Davidson, Ruby Lee, Alice Dozier, Pauline Upton and Autumn Hatfield and a host of other relatives and friends.

Services will at 2:00 PM Wednesday, October 9, 2013 at Arnett & Steele Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Gary Wager. Burial will be in Big Jim Cemetery at Arjay, KY. Pallbearers will be family and friends.

The family will receive friends from 12 PM until the funeral hour on Wednesday at Arnett & Steele Funeral Home and Cremation Center, Pineville, which is honored to serve the Hopson family. Light a virtual candle and sign the guest register at www.arnettsteele.com.