James Ezra Hopkins, 68, of Florence passed away Wednesday, April 25, 2012, at his residence. Born in Mize, MS on January 27, 1944, a son of the late Myrtle (Sullivan) and James Mack Hopkins, he is survived by his wife Peggy (Shelby) Hopkins; two sons Benny (Gail) Hopkins, of Brandon, MS; Kent (Jill) Hopkins, of East Taunton, MA; two daughters, Anita (Jim) Miles of Collierville, TN, and Kristy (Brian) Roakes of Phildelphia, PA; a sister, Lisa (Jody) Brasher, of Brandon, MS; and a brother, Mike (Kathy) Hopkins, of Mize, MS. He is also survived by eleven grandchildren and three great grandchildren. Visitation will be at Fairmont Bible Church, Saturday, April 28, 2012, from 1 pm unitl 2 pm with the service to follow at 2:00 pm with Rev. Jack Hopkins and Rev. David Hopkins officiating. Interment will be in McCraw Cemetery, Bay Springs, MS. Tutor Funeral Home of Magee in charge of arrangements.