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GLORIA BETH FOX HOPPER, 66, of Ironton, widow of Michael R. Hopper, died July 29 in King’s Daughters Medical Center. She worked for Merle Norman cosmetics. Friends may visit from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Aug. 4 at Ironton First Church of the Nazarene. Graveside services will follow in Haverhill Cemetery. Donations may be made to the ALS Association, 1300 Wilson Blvd., Suite 600, Arlington, VA 22209, or To offer online condolences and view the memorial video, visit

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