Dateline: August 30, 2001


Ruby E. Pope, age 87, of Fayetteville, Arkansas, went home to be with her Lord Sunday, August 26, 2001. Mrs. Pope had a lengthy history of heart problems which claimed her life. She is the grandmother of Beverly Burrow of Clarendon.

Mrs. Pope was preceded in death by her husband, Nolan A. Pope, on September 17, 1981; and her daughter Mrs. Doris Carter last October 17.

She is survived by two sons, James N. Pope of Amarillo and Ralph Pope of Carishata, Louisiana; two daughters, Feraldean Baughman of Fayetteville, Arkansas, and Shirley Crosson of Garland; and several grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Ruby and her husband, Nolan, pastored the United Pentecostal Church in Clarendon in 1950s and 1960s. Her husband Nolan worked at Greene’s Dry Goods and as a meat market man at Junior’s Grocery.

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