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Eva (Pope) Mitchell

September 29, 1920 ~ May 19, 2017 (age 96)

Mrs. Eva (Pope) Mitchell was born on September 29, 1920 in Coosa County, Alabama to Mr. Elve and Mrs. Arbie Rogers Pope.  She was the 1st child born of ten children. 

She was preceded in death by eight siblings.  Five brothers: Elve Pope, Jr, Louis Pope, James Pope, Matthew Pope, and Talmadge Pope.  Three sisters: Ella M. McKenzie, Earline Corbin and Sandra J. Wilkins.

Confessing her faith in Christ, she joined the Shady Grove United Methodist Church at a very early age.  She served at Shady Grove from her childhood to her passing on Friday, May 19,  2017 at University of Pittsburgh Medical Center.

She was united in Holy Matrimony to Joe Massengale, Sr. in December 1938.  He preceded her in death, June 1965. To this union six children were born, Betty Massengale, Robert (deceased), Joe Jr., Barbara (Melvin Jenkins) Rosie Linda and Carol Sue.

She was united in Holy Matrimony to Mr. William H. (Burch) Mitchell in 1968 to his passing in 1997.

She leaves to mourn: her children, two grand children: Richard Massengale and Jerome D. Jenkins.  One great grandson, Richard Massengale, III.  One sister, Elizabeth (Alonzo) Ann Shepard.  A host of nieces, nephews, two special friends: Mariah Brymer and Mrs. C. K. May, other relatives and friends.


 Service Information

Funeral Service
May 24, 2017

11:00 AM
New Home Baptist Church
County Road 30
Rockford, Alabama 35136

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