The News Courier in Athens, Alabama

Obituaries

May 15, 2013

Willis Pope

Willis B. Pope, 84, of Elkmont passed away Tuesday, May 14, 2013, at Athens Rehab and SeniorCare. Mr. Pope was born June 16, 1928, in Limestone County to William Buren Pope and Constance Rosemond Neafie Pope.

Mr. Pope was a member of Madison Street Baptist Church.

The funeral for Mr. Pope will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Limestone Chapel Funeral Home. Burial will be in Roselawn Cemetery with Pastor Mike Westmoreland officiating.

Visitation is from 11 a.m. until 12:45 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.

He is preceded in death by his parents, W.B. and Rosemond Pope; sisters, Francis Erickson, Irene Estelle and Phyllis Smith; and brother, Howard Pope.

Survivors include his son, Rocky W. Pope and wife Gail of Katy, Texas; daughters, Teresa Pope of Elkmont and Gail Marshal and husband Larry of Connersville, Ind.; grandchildren, Larry Marshal Jr., Kelly Doyle, Amanda Marshal, Ryan Todd Pope, Cori Ann Powers and Brook Ann Pope; several great-grandchildren; sister, Doris Mullen; several nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers are Doug Pope, Billy Pope, Laine Pope, Ryan Pope, Brandon Moore and Randy Summerford.

Sign the online guestbook at limestonechapel.com.

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