Mrs.  Dorothy B. Pope

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Obituary

Rocky Mount, NC

Dorothy (Doris)Jane Pope was born July 28, 1955 in Sharpsburg, North Carolina. She was the loving daughter of the late Primus Maryland and Lessie B. Banks.

At an early age she expressed her love for the Lord Jesus Christ and was baptized at
Olive Chapel Baptist Church in Sharpsburg, NC.

Mrs. Dorothy (Doris) Pope received her high school diploma from Elm City High School in Elm City, NC. She then continued to pursue her degree in Business Administration from Nash Tech Community College in Rocky Mount, NC.

Mrs. Dorothy (Doris) Pope was employed at Cummins Rocky Mount Engine Plant where she worked as a purchasing technician.

Mrs. Dorothy (Doris) Pope transitioned peacefully into eternal rest on Sunday, June 17, 2018 at Duke Raleigh Hospital in Raleigh,NC.

She was a devoted, cherished, loving, and respected wife, mother,sister, daughter, grandmother, aunt, great-grandmother, niece, cousinand friend. She was preceded in death by her father, Primus Maryland;mother, Lessie B. Banks; her loving sister, Anise Banks and sister-in-law,Ms. Katie Pope.

She leaves to cherish her loving memories to her husband of 45 years,Mr. Clarence Pope; son, Jawann D. Pope (Eionshafad) of Greensboro, NC; son (grandson), Joshua Pope Webster of the home; sister, Margie J. Bridgers (Johnny) of Rocky Mount, NC; two brothers-in-law, Leon Banks of Rocky Mount, NC and Benjamin Pope II (Martha) and one sister-in-law,Mary Heath (Jessie); six grandchildren: Keshawn Pope,Kayla Pope, Ke’on
Parker, Eterniti Coppedge, Kimajeah Coppedge all of Greensboro, NC.,Yasmeen Parker of Charlotte, NC and one great-grandchild, Yasim Myers of Charlotte, NC; five aunts: Mattie Batts of Rocky Mount, NC, Annie Bell Cooper of Greensboro, NC, Mattie Cathy Murphy of Greensboro, NC, Odell Batts of Wilson, NC and Minnie Ester Terry (George) of Rocky Mount, NC; three uncles, Lonnell Maryland of Greensboro, NC, James Dawson Batts of Rocky Mount, NC, George Terry (Minesta) of Rocky Mount, NC and a host of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends; a special niece, Charlene Belcher of Raleigh, NC; three special friends, Gloria Lindsey of Charlotte, NC, Regina Macklin of Raleigh, NC and
Beverly Baker of Rocky Mount, NC; three special fur babies, Chancelor Pope, Heaven Bridgers and Bella Holley.

A Visitation for Mrs. Pope will be held from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm, on Friday, June 22, 2018, at First Calvary Baptist Church, 823 Beal Street, in Rocky Mount, North Carolina. Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 am, on Saturday, June 23, 2018 at Ebenezer Baptist Church, 702 W. Raleigh Blvd. in Rocky Mount, NC. The Interment will take place immediately after the Service in Gardens of Gethsemane in Rocky Mount, NC.

These professional services have been entrusted to H.D. Pope Funeral Home, located at 325 Nash Street in Rocky Mount, NC.

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