Laurence Lafawn Hopkins

Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Laurence Lafawn Hopkins, Sr., 67 of Shell Knob, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2017, at his home.

He was born Sept. 3, 1950, in St. Louis. He grew up and received his education in Missouri. He served in Vietnam and Korea in the U.S. Army. Most of his life was spent as an over the road truck driver. Two years ago, he moved from Burgettstown, Penn., to Shell Knob.

Survivors include: his son Laurence Hopkins and wife Cristal of Shell Knob; two daughters, Regina Murphy of Burgettstown, Penn., and Barbara Pethtel of Monett; a brother, Marshall Shanks of West Plains; a sister, Paula M. Spinhirne of Arizona; two grandsons; and five granddaughters.

No services are scheduled at this time.

Cremation arrangements are under direction of Fohn Funeral Home in Shell Knob.

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