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Gwendolene Hoplite

Gwendolene L. Hoplite, a life long resident of Amanda, passed away peacefully at her daughter’s home on Tuesday, January 23, 2018.  Gwen was born December 23, 1923 in Amanda and was the daughter of the late Frank and Mildred (Boerstler) Kull.  She was a 1941 graduate of Amanda High School.  She was a member and very active at Cedar Hill Calvary United Methodist Church and a former bank teller for the Clearcreek Valley Banking Co.
She is survived by her daughters Shirley (Jimmie) Smith and Elva (Jerry) Shasteen both of Amanda; six grandchildren, Rodney (Shelli) Smith, Chris (Robin) Smith, Phil (Jennifer) Smith, Dawn (Dave) Steinberg, Dana Anderson and Mindy (Sean) Pickrell; nine great grandchildren and one great great grandson.  In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 72 years, Adra Hoplite and a brother, Herman Kull.
Funeral services will be held 11:00 a.m. Saturday, January 27, 2018 at the Taylor Funeral Home in Amanda.  Burial will follow in Amanda Twp. Cemetery.  Friends may call from 4-8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
The family would like contributions to FairHoPe Hospice, 282 Sells Rd., Lancaster, Ohio 43130 or Cedar Hill Calvary United Methodist Church, 3250 Sand Hill Rd., Lancaster, Ohio 43130 in Gwen’s memory.

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Gwen was a very special lady and touched many lives. She was a very special friend to my family.

Shirley Williams Curran Jan 27 2018 12:00 AM

To the family of Gwendolene L. Hoplite,
I am sorry for your loss. May you find comfort in knowing that "Jehovah is close to the brokenhearted; He saves those who are crushed in spirit." (Psalm 34:18) With sympathy,

Kelsey Lee Jan 27 2018 12:00 AM

Gwendolene will always be remembered by me as a Sunday School teacher who helped mold my life and I suspect the lives of many others. No better legacy to leave than to have modeled Christ for a child.

Jeff Hedrick Jan 26 2018 12:00 AM

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A Cardinal Arrangement was ordered on January 26, 2018

Expression of Sympathy Jan 26 2018 12:00 AM

Rest in Peace Aunt Gweny. She'll always be remembered by how sweet and kind she was; always greeted you with a smile. We're sure she heard, "Well done thou good and faithful servant".

Scott and Sandra Kull Jan 25 2018 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Gwendolene Hoplite

Wanda Griffith Poston Jan 25 2018 12:00 AM

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A Fresh Fields was sent by Mindy, Sean and Zachary Pickrell on January 25, 2018

Expression of Sympathy Jan 25 2018 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Gwendolene Hoplite

TERRY ALLEN Jan 25 2018 12:00 AM

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A GARDEN PATH was sent on January 24, 2018

Sympathy and love from the Turner family. Kent and Susan. Paul, Pamela and Josh. Craig, Andrea, Kyle and Mark.

Expression of Sympathy Jan 24 2018 12:00 AM