Celebrating The Life Of Loved Ones

Frances Pope Newton

Mrs. Frances Pope Newton, age 93 of Albemarle, NC passed away Friday, September 27, 2019 at Trinity Place, Albemarle, NC.  A graveside service will be held at 11 AM on Wednesday, October 2, 2019 in the Stanly Gardens of Memory, Albemarle with the Rev. Jacob Waldrip officiating.  There will be no formal visitation prior to the service.

Mrs. Newton was born October 10, 1925 in Hickory, NC to the late Jesse Lee Pope and Edith Whitener Pope and was a graduate of Meredith and Mars Hill.  She retired as Supervisor of the Taylor House where she worked from 1973 to 1990 and she was a member of First Baptist Church in Albemarle.  Mrs. Newton was married to the late Allen Leroy Newton who preceded her in death April 1, 2016.  A son, Chris Pope Newton also preceded her in death.  Survivors include one son, Alan Mark Newton of Thomasville, NC, and a sister, Jo Anne Vereen of Whiteville, NC.

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