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WILLIAMS, ELIZABETH YOPP THIGPEN "BETTY" Elizabeth "Betty" Yopp Thigpen Williams, 75, born in New Britain, CT to the late Edward "EK" Yopp, Sr. and Thelma Brown passed away October 31, 2010 at Connecticut Hospice, Branford, CT. Betty retired from the Yale School of Medicine and Yale New Haven Hospital after 30 years of service. She is survived by her daughter, Sharon Thigpen; son, Michael Arthur Thigpen; special friend, Franklin Thomas of NY; sister, Annie Yopp; brother, John Artis Yopp, both of New Haven; daughter-in-law, Rosa Thigpen; grandsons, Shawn Thigpen, Xavier Thigpen, Michael Thigpen; granddaughter, Rosa Elizabeth Thigpen; great grandson, Shawn Thigpen, Jr. and a host of other family and lifelong friends. She was predeceased by brothers, Edward Yopp, Jr., Roger Yopp and sister, MaryAnn Williams. A celebration of her life will take place, Friday November 5, 2010 at 11:00 AM at Howard K. Hill Funeral Services, 1287 Chapel Street, New Haven, CT 06511. Friends may call Friday at the funeral home from 9:30-11:00 AM. Interment will be in Evergreen Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in her name to Connecticut Hospice, 100 Double Beach Road, Branford, CT 06405. To leave a message of comfort to the Williams family, please visit www.hkhfuneralservices.com

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Published in New Haven Register on Nov. 4, 2010
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