Green River Star -

Mary Pond Hopkins


Mary Pond Hopkins, 77, passed away, July 11, 2016 at the Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County following a week long illness.

 A longtime resident of Green River and former resident of Laramie.  

She was born on Sept. 5, 1938 in Powell, the daughter of the late Harold Pond and Elvira Howell Pond.

Hopkins attended schools in Laramie, and was a graduate of the Laramie High School with the class of 1956. She attended the University of Wyoming and received her bachelors degree in music and later obtained her masters degree in music education at the University of Wyoming in 1972.

She married Robert Hopkins in Powel in 1960 and they later divorced.

Hopkins was a music teacher for the Sweetwater County School District No. 2 in Green River for 20 years and retired in 1991.

Her interests include spending time with family, the Wyoming Cowboys and going to many games in Laramie and the alumni band in Laramie.

Survivors include two sons; Douglas Hopkins and wife Keni of Pinedale, Richard Hopkins and wife Kari of Laramie; brother David Pond and wife Marietta of Laramie; two grandchildren, William Hopkins of Laramie and Zachary Hopkins of Rock Springs, several nieces and nephews also survive.

She was preceded in death by her parents one sister Anna Pond and brother in law Don Dunlavy.

Cremation will take place and a private family memorial service will take place at a later date.

Condolences may be left at the

The family of Mary Carrie Hopkins respectfully suggests that donations in her memory be made to the University of Wyoming Alumni Association.


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