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2010-03-18 / Obituaries


Martha Ann Pope, 56, of Thomasville, died Thursday, February 25, 2010 at Southwest Alabama Medical Center in Thomasville.

Mrs. Pope was born August 5, 1953 in Grove Hill. She was a retired veneer grader and was a member of Pineview Baptist Church in Thomasville.

The funeral was held at 11 a.m., Monday, March 1, at O’Bryant Chapel Funeral Home in Thomasville with the Rev. Irby Weaver officiating. Burial was in Choctaw Corner Cemetery in Thomasville.

Mrs. Pope is survived by her husband, Gerald Anderson Pope of Thomasville; two daughters, Samantha Grace (Dan) Sheffield of Dickinson and Ashley Pope (Scott) Stabler of Bogalusa, La.; three sisters, Marie Ott of Thomasville, Mary Magalene Jordan of Saraland and Eula Neal of Whynot, Miss.; seven brothers, Frazier D. Sheffield of Saraland, Willie Elisha Sheffield of Grove Hill, Milton Estes Sheffield of Grove Hill, Billy Frank Sheffield of Decatur, W.D Sheffield of Thomasville, Coma Wayne Sheffield of Selma and Marvin Artis Sheffield of Miller’s Ferry; and five grandchildren, Jared Stabler, Abbie Stabler, Harley Stabler, Anna Stabler and Holly Sheffield.

Pallbearers were Scott Stabler, Frank Jackson, Windell Sheffield, Matthew Sheffield, Milton Sheffield and Wes Wharton.

O’Bryant Chapel Funeral Home in Thomasville directed.

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