Anna Jo Jackson Hopper


Anna Jo Jackson Hopper, 84, of Cleveland, passed away on Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018. 

She was born on July 12, 1933, in Meridian, Miss., to the late James and Frances Hamblin. 

She moved to Cleveland six years ago from Huntsville, Ala. She was an interior designer by trade and took great pride in her work. She owned her own shop for many years and was a very gifted decorator and successful businesswoman.

In addition to her dedication to her work, Anna was a loving mother who enjoyed supporting her children with all of their endeavors.  She loved spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Those who knew her will forever remember her outgoing and happy personality. She was dearly loved and will be greatly missed. 

In addition to her mother and father, she was preceded in death by her first husband of 30 years, Joe Turner Jackson III; and her second husband of 10 years, Charles E. Hopper. 

She leaves behind to cherish her memory two daughters: Jeanie McWilliams (Jimmy) and Kay Cobb (Andy); sons: Turner Jackson (Liz) and Jim Jackson (Diane); sister, Peggy Long (Bobby); nieces: Shelia Rains and Robin Svav; grandchildren: Neil Brooks, Casey Brooks, Christi Uselton, Kyle Uselton, Brittany Jackson, Lindsey Shipley, and Kaitlyn Jackson; great-grandchildren: Jackson, Wesley, Brianna, Jerni, Cruz, Skylar, Saylor, Dylan, Evan, Kaylee, Jane, Abby, Brylie, Kylin, Cade, Cash, and Ayden; and numerous, extended family members and friends. 

The family will receive friends on Sunday, March 4, 2018, from 1 until 3 p.m. at Companion Funeral Home located at 2419 Georgetown Road N.W., Cleveland, TN 37311. 

A Celebration of Life service will be held at 3 p.m. following visitation. 

Anna’s final resting place will be by her first husband at Maple Hill Cemetery in Huntsville, Ala. 

You are invited to share a personal memory of Anna or your condolences with her family at her online memorial located at


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