The Star Beacon; Ashtabula, Ohio

February 3, 2014

Margaret Faulkerson

Star Beacon

MONROE, N.C. — Margaret Hopson Faulkerson, age 62, passed away Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014.

Born in Pikesville, Ky., on Oct. 14, 1951, she was the daughter of the late Robert and Ruby Mounds Hopson.

She was also preceded in death by her brothers, Robert Hopson and Monroe Hopson; adopted son, Rell Shupe; son-in-law, Dennis Moore; brother-in-law, James Noble; and nephews, Jeff Ortiz and Ernie Ortiz.

Mrs. Faulkerson is survived by her husband of 44 years, Clarence Faulkerson; sons, Floyd Marsh, Clarence Faulkerson Jr. and Ralph Faulkerson; daughters, Ruby Moore, Michelle Shupe, Judy Smith and Leslie Moore; brother, Ralph Hopson; sisters, Delorse Ortiz, Sharon Smith, Gledene Long and Phyllis Campbell; and 17 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.

The family will visit with friends and relatives on Wednesday, Feb. 5th, from 5 to 7 p.m. at the GORDON FUNERAL SERVICE, 1904 Lancaster Ave., Monroe, N.C.  28112.

GORDON FUNERAL SERVICE AND CREMATORY is caring for the Faulkerson family. Online condolences may be made at and