Thelma Jean Ammons Hopek

Thelma Jean Ammons Hopek, age 79, of DeFuniak Springs, Fla., passed away Monday, Nov. 27, 2017. She was born July 15, 1938 in Ponce De Leon, Fla., to Robert Ezra and Lizzie McGowan Ammons. She is preceded in death by her parents; two sons, Stephen Hopek and Gerald Hopek; one brother, Ezra Ammons Jr. and one sister, Shirley Ammons Conover. Thelma is survived by her husband of 61 years, Cyril “Cy” Joseph Hopek; four sons; Donald Hopek and wife Nancy, Ronald Hopek and wife Barbara, Michael Hopek, and Scott Hopek and wife Gina; brother, Willard Ammons; sister, Virginia Jones; 11 grandchildren; and 19 great-grandchildren. A celebration of life was held Saturday, Dec. 2, 2017, beginning at 11 a.m. in the chapel of Davis-Watkins Funeral Home, 1474 Highway 83 North, DeFuniak Springs, FL 32433. There was a time of visitation one hour prior to the service. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the National Pancreatic Cancer Foundation at Memories and condolences may be shared with the family at Arrangements and services are under the direction of Davis-Watkins Funeral Home.