She was born Feb. 17, 1948, in Lackey, Ky., to Herbert and Helen (Gayheart) Hall. Jo married L.C. Hopson in Wabash, Ind., on Dec. 24, 1981.
She was a homemaker and enjoyed crocheting, traveling, and working word search puzzles.
She is survived by her husband; seven children: Cindy (Jeff) Busz, Warsaw, Ind.; Lisa Ramey, Fort Wayne; Ronald (Lisa) Clark, Andrews, Ind.; Elizabeth Hopson, Robin Hopson, Stephanie Hopson, and Matthew Hopson, all of Fort Wayne; four brothers: Bob Hall, Wabash; John Hall, Oklahoma; Junior Hall and Danny Hall, both of Wabash; two sisters: Kathy Hall, Wabash; Jenny Cox, Scottsburg, Ind.; 11 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by one brother and three sisters.
Visitation will take place from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday, July 3, at Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, 1241 Manchester Ave. Wabash. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, July 5, at the funeral home with Reverend Billy Fields officiating. Burial will be in Friends Cemetery, Wabash.