The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


October 31, 2012

Obituaries — Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2012


Fonda M. Pope

STAUNTON, Va. — Fonda Mae (Lilly) Pope, 64, wife of Randall Miles Pope, of Staunton died Sunday, October 28, 2012, at her residence.

She was born July 22, 1948, in Summers County, WV, a daughter of the late Wyatt and Cordie Emmaline (Hatcher) Lilly.

In addition to her husband, family members include a sister, Doris Phillips; two sons Tommy Lovern and wife, Heather, Kenneth Lovern, Jr., and wife, April; a daughter, Fonda Gray and husband, Scott; seven grandchildren, Frances Corbin, Heather Nicole Lovern, Brendan Gray, Christopher Lovern, Alisha Jackson, Kenneth Jackson, and Michael Skeen; and two great-grandchildren, Sabrina and Matthew Corbin.

She was preceded in death by five brothers, Charles, Aaron, Virgil, Roy and Wayne Lilly; and a sister, Myrtle Pack.

A funeral service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Friday, November 2, 2012, at Henry Funeral Home Chapel by Rev. Chuck Boone.

A graveside service will be conducted at 11 a.m. on Monday, November 5, 2012, in Birchfield Cemetery, Flat Top, WV.

Active pallbearers are Roy Phillips, David Phillips, Tommy Lovern, Jason Dean, Ronnie Amos, Kenneth Lovern, Jr., Randall Pope, and Scott Carter.

Honorary pallbearers are Wings of Hope.

The family will receive friends from 6 until 8 p.m. on Thursday, November 1, 2012, at Henry Funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to UVA Hope Cancer Center, PO Box 800334, Charlottesville, VA 22980.

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