Eva Hopkins Correll
LANDIS - Eva Hopkins Correll, 93, passed away Friday morning, Jan. 25, 2013, at the home of Bill and Geraldine Hodge.
Born May 8, 1919, in Norwood, she was the daughter of the late Millard Bish and Laurah Alberta Owen Hopkins. A graduate of China Grove High and Catawba College, Mrs. Correll retired after 25 years of teaching from Landis Elementary School.
A faithful and active member of Trinity Lutheran Church, she had been a member of the choir, the seniors fellowship club, women's circle and had taught Sunday School for more than 50 years.
Mrs. Correll had also been a member of the Woodmen of the World, Retired Teachers Association, Alpha Delta Kappa and had been involved with Meals on Wheels.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Arnold C. Correll, on Jan. 1, 1976.
Family members left with cherished memories include her sons, Arnold Correll (Pam), of Athens, Ga., Roy Correll (Rhonda), Cary, and Andre Correll (Janelle), Mt. Pleasant; her daughters, Geraldine Hodge (Bill) of Salisbury and Brenda Cress (Richard) of Landis; 11 grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren.
Visitation and Service: The family will receive friends Saturday from 6-8 p.m. at Linn-Honeycutt Funeral Home in Landis and will be at Mrs. Correll's residence in Landis at other times. Funeral service will be at 3 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 27 at Trinity Lutheran Church, conducted by the Rev. Jarrod Lanning. Burial will follow at West Lawn Memorial Park.
Memorials: May be made to Hospice of Rowan, 720 Grove St., Salisbury, NC 28144; or Trinity Lutheran Church, 108 W. Rice St., Landis, NC 28088.
Online condolences may be made at www.linnhoneycuttfuneralhome.com
Linn-Honeycutt Funeral Home in Landis is serving the Correll family.