A memorial service for Timothy Mark Hope, forty-three, formerly of
Brownfield, Texas, will be held at 3:00 p.m., Monday afternoon, January
14, at Brownfield First Baptist Church, with Rev. Jerry Payne and Dr.
Carl Moman officiating.
Timmy died on Monday, January 7 in
California, and a military memorial service will be held on the Marine
Corps Base at Twentynine Palms, CA. Burial will be in Riverside National
Cemetery in Riverside, CA.
Timmy was born September 2, 1969,
and grew up in Brownfield, where he graduated from high school. He then
joined the US Marine Corps, where he served for twenty years and from
which he honorably retired in 2009. He served two tours of duty in Iraq.
During this time, he received the Navy Commendation Medal, which is
awarded to members serving with the Navy or Marine Corps, who
distinguish themselves by heroic action, outstanding achievement, or
He is survived by his wife, Cathy Feeney
Hope, and four sons: Trevor Michael, Kyle James, Jace Andrew, and Brett
Thomas, all of Twentynine Palms.
He is also survived by his
parents, Dr. Sherman and Ann Hope, and his twin brother, James Andrew
Hope, all of Brownfield. Other siblings are Mary Ruth Keller of Dallas
TX; Dr. Allen Hope of Riverside, CA; Judy Whisenant and Sue Ann
Kimberling of Levelland, TX; and Dr. Richard Hope of Lubbock, TX.
donations may be made to Buckner International, 600 North Pearl Street,
Suite 2000, Dallas, Texas 75201. This is the agency through which Timmy
and his identical twin brother, Jimmy, were adopted as newborns.