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B. Smith HOPKINS, Jr., M.D.
Louise VARTY
Husband:  B. Smith HOPKINS, Jr.
Birth:  12 Jan 1912, Waukesha, Waukesha Co., WI
Death:  7 Oct 2003, Savoy, Champaign Co., IL
Education:  Urbana High School, Albion College, Johns Hopkins University, Vanderbilt University
Occupation:  physician
Religion:  Congregationalist
Father:  Prof. B. Smith HOPKINS
Mother:  Sarah Maude CHILDS
Marriage-1:  1936, East Orange, Essex Co., NJ
Wife-1:  Louise VARTY
Birth:  15 Dec 1910
Death:  5 Mar 1999
Last Residence:  Savoy, Champaign Co., IL
Marriage-2:  24 Nov 2000
Wife-2:  Frances FAIRCHILD
Children with Louise VARTY:
.  B. Smith HOPKINS III; d. bef. 7 Oct 2003 possibly b. 24 Nov 1947; d. 30 Jul 2001
.  Stephen HOPKINS; of Sheridan, Sheridan Co., WY
.  Jonathan HOPKINS; of Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo Co., MI
.  Judy SCHMISSEUR; of Champaign, Champaign Co., IL
.  Sandra GOULD; of Kaneville, Kane Co., IL
.  Nancy SULLIGER; of Eugene, Lane Co., OR
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1.  Marriage Record:

2.  Anon.  10 Oct 2003.  "Obituary."  Kalamazoo Gazette (Kalamazoo, MI).  Posted to the Archives of the MiKalama-L Mailing List (online at RootsWeb.com):
HOPKINS, B Smith Jr.
401 Burwash 327, Savoy, IL 

Died October 7, 2003 at home.  He was born January 12, 1912, in Waukeshaw, WI, the son of B. Smith and Maude (Childs) Hopkins, and was a graduate of Urbana High School, Albion College, John Hopkins University School of Medicine, and did his residency at Vanderbilt University.

He was a physician in Internal Medicine at the Carle Clinic from 1940-1980.  He became an Eagle Scout in 1926, was a member of Alpha Tau Omega fraternity, member of Board of Governors, Carle Clinic 1956-1963, chairman 1962, member and president Board of Trustees, Carle Foundation Hospital, member and Board of East Central Illinois Health Systems Agency, member and Executive Secretary Statewide Health Coordinating Council, member and past president Champaign Medical Society, member and past president Exchange Club of Urbana, member Illinois State Medical Society, member American Medical Assoc., American College Physicians, American Rheumatism Society, Urbana Golf and Country Club, and a member of First Congregational Church of Champaign, IL.

He was married in 1936 to Louise Varty, in East Orange, NJ, and she preceded him in death March 5, 1999.  He was also preceded in death by his parents; 1 son, B Smith Hopkins III; his brother, Harvey Childs Hopkins; and one step-grandson.  Surviving are his wife, Frances Fairchild, whom he married November 24, 2000; sons, Stephen Hopkins of Sheridan, WY, and Jonathan Hopkins of Kalamazoo, MI; step-daughters, Judy Schmisseur of Champaign, IL, Sandra Gould of Kainville, IL, Nancy Sulliger of Eugene, OR; 7 grandchildren; 6 step-grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren; 8 step-great-grandchildren.

Services will be held Saturday, October 11, 2003 at 11 a.m. at the Morgan Memorial Home, 1304 Regency Dr. West, Savoy, IL with Rev. Dr. Terry Harter officiating. Private interment Woodlawn Cemetery, Urbana, IL. A reception will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday at the Windsor of Savoy, 401 Burwash, Savoy, IL. Memorial contributions may be made to an organization of the donor's choice.

3.  Obituaries from Albion Notes (online at the Albion College web site):
B. Smith Hopkins Jr., 32, on Oct. 7, 2003 in Savoy, IL.  A 1936 graduate of Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Smith was an internal medicine physician at the Carle Clinic Department of Medicine from 1940 to 1980.  He was past president of the Carle Foundation Hospital board and Champaign County Medical Society, executive secretary of the Statewide Health Coordinating Council, and chairman of the Carle Clinic board and the Illinois State Medical Society.  He belonged to the First Congregational Church in Champaign.  Smith is survived by his wife, Frances, two sons, three step-daughters, seven grandchildren, six step-grandchildren, two great-grandchildren and eight step-great-grandchildren.

4.  SSDI:  Social Security Death Index (online at RootsWeb.com; missing columns contained no data):
Name Birth Death Last Residence SSN Issued Post-em
B Smith HOPKINS 12 Jan 1912 07 Oct 2003 (V) 61874 (Savoy, Champaign, IL) 339-14-3023 IL Yes
Louis V HOPKINS 15 Dec 1910 05 Mar 1999 (V) 61874 (Savoy, Champaign, IL) 319-40-6436 IL Yes
B S HOPKINS 24 Nov 1947 30 Jul 2001 (P) (72) 342-40-5668 IL Yes
(V) = (Verified) Report verified with a family member or someone acting on behalf of a family member.
(P) = (Proof) Death Certificate Observed.
B. S. HOPKINS (1947-2001) may be their son, but I can't be certain, not unless I obtain his SS application or unless someone responds to my Post-em or this web page.

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