Thelma Blanche (West) PopeOctober 15, 1929 ~ January 20, 2018 (age 88)
Four Oaks, NC: Mrs. Thelma Blanche West Pope, age 88 gained her angel wings on Saturday at UNC Johnston Health in Smithfield. Funeral Service will be 11:00 AM Tuesday at Rose & Graham Funeral Chapel in Four Oaks. Mr. Jimmie Massengill and Mr. Derry Allen will officiate. Burial will follow in Barbour’s Chapel Advent Christian Church Cemetery.
Mrs. Pope was born on October 15, 1929 in Johnston County to the late Aurther and Eva Jones West. She was preceded in death by her husband, Verlon Pope, son, Charles Lee, sisters, Marie Barnett, Louise Hiester and Linda Smith. Mrs. Pope was a retired dietician with Johnston County Schools and Dorothea Dix Hospital. She was a member of Piney Grove Pentecostal Free Will Baptist Church.
Surviving are her children and spouses, Ben and Tammy Godwin of SC; Kathy and JR Allen of Four Oaks; grandchildren and spouse, Tonia and Robbie McLamb of Four Oaks and Chelsea Godwin of GA; three great-grandchildren, Brooks McLamb, Cadence Deyton and Michael Wilson; brothers, AC West of Dudley and Glenn West of Lake Royale; many nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends 9:45 AM - 10:45 AM Tuesday prior to the service at Rose & Graham Funeral Home in Four Oaks, NC and other times at the home of Tonia and Robbie McLamb 625 Temple Road, Four Oaks, NC 27524.