OBITUARY: Arna (Stephen) Pope


Arna (Stephen) Pope of Springfield, Tennessee passed from this life on Friday, September 23, 2022, at her home, she was 95 years old.

Mrs. Pope was born October 10, 1926, in Paducah, KY to the late Charles Edward and Elsie Mae Joyner Stephen.

She was a retired machine operator from Southern Heel and was a member of Grace Baptist Church in Springfield. Mrs. Pope loved her family and was a big New England Patriots fan.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband: James Howard “John” Pope, and by her daughter: Carolyn Davis.

Mrs. Pope is survived by her son: James Pope of Springfield, by her daughter and son-in-law: Linda Jean and Paul Consolazio of Macon, GA, by her granddaughter: Heather (Bartley) Burnette, and by her great-grandson: Cade Burnette.

Graveside services will be conducted Tuesday, September 27th at 1:00 p.m. in the Springfield Memorial Gardens with Dr. Steve Freeman officiating. Pallbearers will be James Pope, Bartley Burnette, Cade Burnette, Jacob Peach, Trenton Peach, and Buddy Duffer. There will be no visitation prior to the graveside service.

The family does not wish for any flowers to be sent and would much appreciate donations being made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital in Mrs. Pope’s memory.


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