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In Memory Of Our Poets

Eugenia "Gene" Hopkins (Elebash) (1916-2006) - Class Of 1932

ELEBASH, Eugenia Hopkins passed away on October 7, 2006 in Huntsville, AL. Gene Elebash, daughter of Agnes Marks and Allen Hopkins, was born in Montgomery on February 7, 1916. She attended Huntingdon College and graduated from the University of Alabama where she was a member of Kappa Kappa Gamma fraternity. In Montgomery, She was an active member of the Antiquarian Society, DAR, The Little White House of the Confederacy, The National Society of Colonial Dames of America in Alabama, St. John's Episcopal Church, Junior League, Montgomery Garden Club, United Daughters of the Confederacy, Tintagil and Talisman Rose Garden Club. Gene was preceded in death by her husband, Albert Parrish Elebash, whom she married on June 9, 1936. Her brother, George Mathews Marks Hopkins, died in June of this year. She is survived by her daughter, Eugenia Elebash McCoy of Huntsville, and her son, Albert Parrish Elebash, Jr. of Cocoa, Florida, her sister, Mrs. Grover C. Murchison of Montgomery and her sister-in-law, Mrs. George M.M. Hopkins of Atlanta. She has seven grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Pallbearers will be grandsons, Jerry McCoy, Commander Allen McCoy, Joe Elebash, Dan Elebash, Brian Neal and nephew, Commander Ricky Murchison. Honorary pallbearers will be Dr. Sam Cartner, Dr. Rusty Phillips, John Andrew Nelson, Jay Holloway, Jeff Holloway, Bobby Seibels, John C. Tyson, Bubba Trotman, Rev. Al Perkins and Inge Hill. Funeral Services will be held at 11am on Wednesday, October 11, at St. John's Episcopal Church with the Reverend Robert Wisnewski officiating. Internment will follow the services at Greenwood Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions be made to St. John's Episcopal Church. Southern Memorial Directing
Publication Date: 10/10/2006