Sarah Cox Pope

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Marietta, GA - Sarah Cox Pope, 89, of Marietta, Georgia passed away Friday, December 20, 2013. Born in Ashville, Alabama, she graduated from Jacksonville State Teachers College (now Jacksonville State University) and later moved to Marietta where she taught in the English Department at Sprayberry High School. Mrs. Pope was an active member of Roswell Street Baptist Church and the Ruth Sunday School class. She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother, who will be greatly missed. Mrs. Pope was predeceased by her father and mother, Manly Cox and Pennie Dodd Cox, her husband, Hollis M. Pope; her son, Alan, daughter-in-law, Ann, and grandson, Charles. Mrs. Pope was so proud that Alan C. Pope High School was named for Alan. She is survived by Bob and Tina Pope, her son and daughter-in-law and granddaughters, Jessica, Amy, Jennifer, and Sarah, all of Acworth, her sister, Betty M. Fallis of Nashville, Tennessee; and several nieces and nephews. Burial took place alongside her husband in Mountain View Cemetery, Marietta, Georgia. Mayes Ward-Dobbins Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.
Published in The Anniston Star on Jan. 1, 2014