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Catherine Pope Farmer
Catherine Pope Farmer, age 89, passed away, Saturday, April 16, 2011, at the Waverly Care Home in West Point.
Mrs. Farmer was born Sept. 21, 1921, in Pheba to the late Ethel Ellen Duke and Walter Brooks Pope. She was a switch board operator for Ivy Memorial Hospital, retiring in 1984 and was a member of First Baptist Church.
Catherine Pope Farmer married William Herbert Farmer February 2, 1942, in Biloxi and he preceded her in death on May 27, 2009.
Funeral services were Monday, April 18, 2011, at 11 a.m. from Calvert Funeral Home Chapel, with Reverend Ron McDougal
officiating. Burial followed in Greenwood Cemetery in West Point. Calvert Funeral Home of West Point was in charge of arrangements.
Survivors include one brother, James Robert Pope of West Point; sister-in-law, Nellie Dye Pope of Columbus; Nephew, Robert E. Pope (Dudley Ann) of Columbus; and several other nieces and nephews and a great niece and a great nephew. Catherine Pope Farmer was also preceded in death by her brother, Walter Duke Pope, and sister Christine Pope.
Pallbearers were Robbie Robinson, Russ Walker, Kenny Hudson, Bobby Brooks Pope, and Millard Long.
Honorary pallbearers were Charlie Rutledge, Larry McCary, Burton Nix and the Staff of Waverly Care Home.
Friends may leave a Memory Message at www.calvertfuneralhome.com