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Nancy Pope

Thursday, September 28, 2006

Nancy D. Pope, of Montrose, Mich., age 76, died Tuesday, September 26, 2006 at her residence. A memorial service will be held at 1p.m., Friday, Sept. 29, 2006 at the O'Guinn Family Funeral Home in Montrose with the Rev. Richard Phillips officiating. Friends may call at the funeral home on Friday from noon until time of service. Memorial contributions may be made to the Montrose Historical Association.

Nancy was born June 28, 1930 in Leachville, Ark. to the late Giles Burke Taylor and Mattie Ann Easter. Her family moved to Kennett, Mo. in 1942 and she graduated from high school there in 1948. Nancy married Gerald Wayne Pope on March 4, 1949 in Piggott, Ark. They moved to Flint, Mich. later that year. The family moved to Montrose in 1961. Nancy worked at Riverside Market in Montrose for 15 years and for Beavers IGA in Montrose for 3 years. She retired in 1986. Nancy enjoyed genealogy and spent numerous years researching her family heritage. She also enjoyed mysteries and studying about the Civil War and World War II. She loved spending time with her family and traveling with her husband Gerald. Nancy was a charter member of the Montrose Historical Association. She worked with the Montrose Band Boosters for several years. She also loved working in her flower gardens and said it was her "solace for the soul." Nancy was also actively involved with "Soldiers Angels," an organization dedicated to sending care packages and writing letters to our troops in Iraq. Information about the organization can be obtained at www.anysoldier.com .

Surving are: husband: Gerald; Children: Amy Kathalyn "Kathy" (Terry) Laurie of Montrose, Julia Ann "Judy" (Dr. Douglas) Stone of Flint Twp., and Kevin Giles (Tami) Pope of Imlay City. 13 grandchildren: Sarah Kaye (Jack) Limbacher of Kentwood, MI., Rachel Elizabeth and Allison Marie Laurie of Montrose, Jill Renee (Justin) Baker of Flint Twp., Aaron Douglas and Adam Taylor Stone of Flint Twp., Clinton Harlan Pope of Imlay City, Taylor Alyssa, Kaitlyn McKenzie, Hunter Hamlin and Caleb Harris Pope; Chaelynne and Chad Pope. 4 great grandchildren: Brett Anthony and Tanner Jacob Limbacher of Kentwood, MI., Evely Anne and Jett Christopher Baker of Flint Twp. 3 step grandchildren: Mindi, Keli and Stacy Rappuhn of Imlay City. Brother: Jerry Belmont Taylor of Tampa, FL. Please sign our guest book or share an online condolence with the family at www.oguinnfh.com .