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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First Calvary Baptist Church
Friday June 22nd, 2018
5:00pm - 7:00pm
823 Beal Street
Rocky Mount, NC 27804
Ebenezer Missionary Baptist Church
Saturday June 23rd, 2018
702 W. Raleigh Blvd.
Rocky Mount, NC 27803
Gardens of Gethsemane Cemetery
Saturday June 23rd, 2018
3020 E. Raleigh Blvd.
Rocky Mount, NC 27801
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The bible tells us we can gain comfort from God, even during times of sorrow. We can pray to our heavenly father for help to cope with the sorrow felt from the death of a loved one.
By prayer and supplication, let your petitions be made known to God; and the peace of God that surpasses all understanding will guard your hearts and your mental powers by means of Christ Jesus. Philippians 4:6
The bible also promises that God “will wipe out every tear from [our] eyes, and death will be no more, neither will mourning nor outcry nor pain be anymore.” (Revelation 21:4) How comforting and reassuring that is! May you find comfort by relying on our heavenly father and learning more about the blessings of God's kingdom.
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Submitted by Keshia Battle on Jul 6 2018 10:05:08 AM
To The Family:
I am sorry for the loss of your dear loved one. Lossing a love one brings us great sadness. But God's word the Bible bring us great comfort. At 2 Cor 1:3,4 states in part "The father of tender mercies and the God of all comfort and verse 4 "who comforts us in all our trails". Jehovah is here to support you and the entire family because he care. Please read this scripture while you and the family Cherishes those fond memories.
Submitted by Ms. Williams on Jul 5 2018 10:13:43 AM
My condolences to the family of Mrs Pope, the Bible show that God help because 2 Cor. 1:3,4 "God of all comfort" and soon on earth the dead will be resurrected, what a happy time that will be. John 5:28,29
Submitted by Roy Williams on Jul 3 2018 08:41:44 AM
May happy memories of your love one and the words of Isaiah 57:15 provide you with much comfort at this time of such great loss, Psalm 46:1 and Isaiah 41:10,13. For more comforting scriptures please visit our website at www.Jw.org.
Submitted by M Wright on Jun 29 2018 11:31:47 AM
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Tracy Gardner lit a candle on Jun 29 2018 04:39:30 AM
She was more than my cousin...at times, she was my aunt, a big sister, a confidant, and a close friend. Life will not be the same without you. You always took care of Stephanie and me in any way that you could, and you always made sure that Kayla, Maria, and Isaiah had something under the Christmas tree from you. Rest on, Doris. You will be tremendously missed. We will see you 'in the morning' (Psalm 30:5).
Submitted by Tony Batts on Jun 25 2018 02:34:36 PM
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Audrey Hill lit a candle on Jun 25 2018 12:09:33 AM
Sorry for your loss. Thoughts and prayers go out to the Pope family at this difficult time in their life. May God be with them.
Submitted by Tracy Gardner on Jun 24 2018 09:42:36 PM
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