THELMA LOUISE HOPKINS LAIN, affectionately known as “Geech” to family and friends, was born November 3, 1945 in San Diego, California to proud parents, Albert and Willie Hopkins. She accepted Christ and was baptized at an early age at Bethel A.M.E. Church. She received her formal education in the San Diego Unified School District and graduated from Lincoln High School in 1963.
Thelma was employed by Pacific Bell Telephone until she retired. She loved her family and friends and was a mother to several people in her life and they loved her dearly. She will be greatly missed by all! She enjoyed cooking, fishing, working in the yard and her second home the Casino!
She was preceded in death by her parents, Willie Hopkins and Albert Hopkins; sisters Ida Hopkins, Billie Nell Barlow, daughter Beverly Lain Mitchell and son Andre Gorsuch.
Thelma Louis Hopkins Lain departed this life on Monday, June 3 2019. She leaves to cherish her memory, sons, Tony Lain and Dwayne (Sharita) Davis; daughter, Amber Coleman; brothers, Albert (Marcia) Hopkins and Leslie (Monica) Hopkins; grandchildren: Kiara Davis, Dion Davis, Andre Gorsuch Jr, Arionn Livingston, DeAndre Williams, Michael Shepherd and Nyla Shepard; great grandchildren: Jeremiah Williams and Kairo Williams and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins other relatives and friends.
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