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August 22, 1968 - January 1, 2019

Heaven gained a precious angel when Melinda Cathy Hopkins (nee Randell) of Englee passed away in the comfort of her home in January 1, 2019 after a long and courageous battle with cancer. Melinda was very well known in the community and surrounding are having her own hair salon for over 20 years. Her family was her whole world and she put them above all else. She met the love of her life Kevin in June 1987 only to marry him a short time later on May 21, 1988, together they built a loving home and family with whom she deeply cherished. Left here to mourn is husband of 30 years Kevin; daughter Aimee; son Aaron; Parents Norman and Mae Randell; sister Juanita(Roy); brothers Ricky (Havaliene) and David(Daphne); Parents-in-law Scott and Shirley Hopkins; sisters-in-law Bonnie (Derrick) and Kathy (Perry), as well as a large circle of extended family and friends. Special thanks to Bonnie Decker and Rhonda Hicks at the Chemo unit in St. Anthony for all their care and support over the last 4 years. Visitation will be held from Salvation Army Church in Englee beginning the evening of Thursday, January 3, 2018 and will continue until the funeral on Saturday, January 5th, 2019 at 2:00 pm with Major Simms officiating. Interment to follow. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Kerry M. Fillatre’s Funeral Home, St. Anthony and Roddickton, Lee Nippard Funeral Director.