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Eleanor Anne Gaither Pope, better known as Anne, of Winfield, Alabama.

Age:  85

Born:  December 25, 1933 in Gadsden, Alabama to the late Horton Gaither and Myrtle Tarrance Gaither Story. Anne was a 1952 graduate of Emma Sansom High School in Gadsden, Alabama and a straight “A” student all throughout. She was a member of the Winfield Church of Christ, Daughters of the American Revolution, and Order of the Eastern Star. In 1954 Anne married her husband of 65 years, Richard Pope, Jr, in 1971, they adopted their daughter Ericka Anne Pope Spann. Anne worked as a bookkeeper and cashier for Sears, Roebuck & Co. from 1953 until 1971. Mrs. Pope was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, and great grandmother.*

Died:  Saturday, December 21, 2019 in the Sunset Manor Health Care facility in Guin, Alabama.

Visitation:  1:00 – 2:00 p.m., Thursday, December 26, 2019 at the Bowen Funeral Home in Winfield, Alabama.

Funeral Service:  2:00 p.m., Thursday, December 26, 2019 at the Bowen Funeral Home Chapel.

Burial:  Winfield City Cemetery.

Officiating:  James Wyers.

Survived By:

Husband:  Richard R. Pope, Jr.

Daughter:  Ericka Pope Spann


Andrew Dwight Spann

Erin Spann Wytiaz (Bryan)

Richard Drake Spann (Anna)






And a Host of Nieces, Nephews, Cousins and Other Relatives and Friends.

Preceded In Death By:

Parents:  Horton Gaither and Myrtle Tarrance Gaither Story

Step-Father:  Kelly Brown Story

Aunt:  Evelyn Tarrance Hust


Calvin Tarrance

Jack Tarrance

Bowen Funeral Home of Winfield, AL., directing.*

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