JoAnn is survived by two daughters, Peggy Giblin of Havre, Mont. and Christine Bufkin of Murray; two sons, William “Bill” Hopson and Charles Hopson both of Havre, Mont.; one brother, Nole Phelps of Las Vegas, Nev.; 9 grandchildren, and 4 great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Ronald J. Hopson; 5 brothers; and 3 sisters. Her parents were Clive Phelps and Elsie Swaringam Phelps.
Funeral services will be 3 p.m. Wednesday, September 28 at Filbeck-Cann & King Funeral Home & Crematory. Rev. Kerry Lambert will officiate and cremation will follow. Friends may call from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. Tuesday, September 27, 2011 at Filbeck-Cann & King Funeral Home & Crematory.