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Betty Georgina Hopkins


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  1. My darling sweet Mum. You were a wonderful, gentle, kind and generous Wife, Mum, Mum-in-Law, Grandma, Great Grandma, Sister and Friend. Everyone loved you and It is so hard to believe that you have gone. We will cherish all the wonderful times we had together. You can now be together again with your beloved Gwilym. We will miss you so very much. “God Bless You”. David and Gloria. XXXXX

    David and Gloria
  2. Betty. You were a wonderful lady. Always cheerful. It was a pleasure to have shared a small part of your life with you.How lucky you were to have a wonderful supportive family. God bless you Betty

    Wendy Young
  3. Our memories of the short time that we spent with Betty, were of a lovely, kind and gentle lady with a great sense of humour.
    Rest in peace ‘Grandma’ (for that is what we always referred to you as x) and know that you are now once again re-united with Gwilym.
    God Bless Betty. xx

    Val, Derek and family
  4. Lovely Betty. You were such a pleasure to see on my morning visits. Always thoughtful and cheerful. How very lucky for you to have a wonderful, caring family. God bless you.

    Wendy Young
  5. Captain Grandma you will be missed by us all so so much. So many lovely memories I will cherish forever from holidays on the boat, your amazing prawn cocktail to New Years Eve 2000 are just a few. The love you gave myself Lianda, Sonny, Xavier & Vincey will never leave us. Now you can be with Grandad. God bless. Love you Grandma. XXXX

    Darren, Lianda, Sonny, Xavier, Vincey
  6. Captain Grandma, you will be dearly missed , You were the kindest, sweetest Grandma (and Great Grandma) we could ever have. I will always cherish childhood memories of summer holidays in Dorset and long weekends on the boat and your endless warmth and love throughout the years.
    Now time to be with Captain Grandad, Forever smiling. Forever happy. Our Captain Grandma.
    We love you xxxxx.

    Colin, Susanne, Bella & Ali
  7. Rest in peace my gorgeous Grandma. You’ll will be missed but never forgotten.
    I will carry you always in my heart and the wonderful memories we shared together, I will cherish forever.
    You can now be reunited with Grandad. I love you so much. God bless you 🙏🏻💗 xxxxxx

    Angela Hopkins
  8. Dearest Captain Grandma, we still cannot believe you are no longer with us. We have so many wonderful memories of the time spent with you, from coming down to stay with you, or when you made me breakfast every morning when I stayed with you and Grandad. Now you can be with Grandad again and we will all see you again one day in Heaven. God Bless You Grandma (Great Grandma) Alex, Helen, Franco and Leo XXXX

    Alex, Helen, Franco and Leo
  9. No one can take your place darling Mum, you were a wonderful wife to Dad, such a caring Mum to me despite my naughtiness at times! and the best Grandma in the world. We all love and miss you so much now and always. Rest in peace Mum alongside Dad. God Bless you both. XXX

    BRENT AND MARGARET
  10. Grandma, I am truly blessed to have had you as my grandma and we will all miss you so very much. I have so many fond memories of our times together which I will always cherish and you will always have a special place in our hearts. My thoughts are with you in heaven with Grandad. God bless you. Love you Grandma xxxx

    Michelle, Alex & Monty
  11. Lovely Betty, we had a great time on our visits, we always had a laugh with you and your wonderful family, you was the most kind hearted, thoughtful and caring lady, you will always have a special place in my heart, i will miss you very much.
    God bless you Betty xxx

    Louise Fellows
  12. Although we only met ‘Grandma’ on a couple of occasions, she will be remembered as a lovely lady.
    So easy to chat to and with a smile on her face, she was thrilled that summers day when all her great grandchildren managed to get together at the same time…..no mean feat apparently!

    RIP ‘Grandma’

    Averil & Barry Wythe
  13. Rest in Peace dearest Bet with your Gwil and all those you have loved. God Bless you now and forever. Lots of love from your sister Free. XX

    Freda
  14. I have fond memories of Auntie Betty, of the times when with uncle Gwilym they used to take me out when they came to Weymouth. Auntie Betty always made us very welcome the few times that we were able to visit them in Parkstone. It was always lovely when I was able to speak to her on the phone. Auntie Betty will be missed by all.
    Rest in Peace with uncle Gwilym. X

    Sally & Keith Hudson

    Sally & Keith Hudson
  15. My early memories of Betty was as a schoolboy, playing monopoly with Dave in their downstairs lounge, she would raid her shop (dad did not approve) to give us sweets and bottles of pop, we of course took great advantage of this -)))
    Spending time on the Hopkins family boat at Weymouth, fishing and generally larking around.
    Many happy memories of my teenage years.
    When I think of Betty I always think of the most gentle and kind hearted lady. She will be sadly missed by her family and all those who had the privileged of knowing her.
    RIP Betty
    Much love from Paul And Sylvia.

    Paul Sillence
  16. In memory of Betty, remembering happy times on our boats in Weymouth Harbour, catching mackerel, laughing and enjoying good company.

    Jill, John, Jane and Paul GEGG
  17. My dear Betty, I was so sorry to hear of your passing. We first met in the 1950’s, having spent a couple of holidays in Tytherleigh and have kept in touch ever since. You were always so lovely and a real Mum to Brent and David. I cherish the memory of visiting you and Gwilym a number of years ago with my Mum, whilst we were on holiday in Bournemouth. All your family are very much in my thoughts. I will sit quietly at 11am on 7th. January 2021 and remember you Betty. XX

    Pam Bradshaw
  18. Betty, assisting you with your breakfast in the mornings was so lovely- you were always so smiley and friendly, always had a ‘hello my dear’ or ‘thank you dear’ you brightened up the mornings after a long nightshift for me, and your warmth, kindness and smiles will be very missed by everybody at forest hill xxx rest in peace lovely lady xxx

    Cassie Barber
  19. Betty, You always greeted us with a beautiful smile and was always so caring . It was an absolute pleasure to meet you and your loving family, even if for only a short time. God bless xxxx

    Anne Golden
  20. Goodbye for now my darling Mum. Lots or tears today, I will cherish forever the wonderful times I had with you and Dad. Happiness will gradually return knowing you are at peace and together again with Dad for eternity. God Bless from your eldest son. XX

    Brent
  21. Dearest Betty, thank you for all the lovely memories that I have of my time spent during the summer holidays with Angela, Gwilym and yourself. You were always so kind and welcomed me in the family with such warmth. You really were the sweetest couple and I can just picture you both now sat side by side on your comfy chairs. Rest in peace.
    Lenka xx

    Lenka Watson
  22. Betty was my big fun loving sister who was always there for me. Although there was nearly 10 years between us she never minded me hanging around, even when she was courting! Gwilym (Betty’s boyfriend who later became her husband) used to let me ride on the carrier of his push bike and we would all go off into the countryside with a picnic and homemade lemonade.
    Times were very different when we were growing up with our dear sister Rita, who sadly died in her fifties. She never had good health as a result of whooping cough as a baby.
    We were blessed with wonderful parents and had a lovely family home and were happy with the simple things in life.
    One of the highlights of our younger days was Betty and Gwilym’s wedding during the Second World War in 1944. Things were very different then with ration books and coupons for furniture and petrol, for essential use only, but like today’s Pandemic you had to get on with living and trust things will get better in the future.
    God Bless you dearest Bet and may you Rest in Peace with your Gwil and all those you have loved. Until we meet again, lots of love from Freda. XXXXX

    FREDA JUKES
  23. We first met Betty in 1978 whilst visiting Weymouth, with her warm smile and cheerful greeting this was the start of a wonderful friendship. Betty was the perfect host, fixing drinks,snacks and meals no matter what time of day or night, she was also a great diplomat and delivered everything with a twinkle in her eye, a very smart lady and will be sadly missed. When ever we visit Poole and Weymouth we will always remember the happy times spent in her and Gwils company.

    God bless xx

    David,Bridget and family

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