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Laura (Hildreth) PopeMay 16, 1933 ~ August 27, 2017 (age 84)
POLKTON – Mrs. Laura Hildreth Pope, 84, died Sunday, August 27, 2017 at Autumn Care of Marshville.
Funeral services will be 3:00pm Wednesday, August 30, 2017 at Polkton Baptist Church with Rev. John Greene officiating. Interment will follow in Williams Cemetery.
The family will greet friends one hour prior to the service at the church.
Laura was born May 16, 1933 in Anson County, NC a daughter of the late Julius Seabern Hildreth and the late Sarah Margie Broadaway Hildreth. She was a graduate of Polkton High School and a member of Polkton Baptist Church.
Following a time of employment with Burlington Industries, she enrolled in nursing school at Anson Technical College where she earned her degree as an LPN and later graduated from Stanly Community College as a Registered Nurse. Laura’s nursing career spanned more than 35 years. She worked for many years at Anson County Hospital and the hospital in Cheraw, SC.
Surviving are her children, Danny Pope, Tony (Joy) Pope, Sherry Pope (Enos) Sturgill and Carol Pope Harrington all of Polkton; her grandchildren, Heather Hicks, Bree Bowers and Sarah Pope all of Polkton, and Emily Stewart of Ansonville and her great-grandchildren, Kelsey, Natalie and Summer.
Also surviving are her sisters, Thelma Carpenter of York, SC, Virginia Holloway and Linda Hildreth both of Polkton and Jewell Deese of Rockingham.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Horace Kenneth Pope, grandchildren, Summer Taylor and Seab Pope and brothers and sisters, Ernest, Coy, Harrell, Clayton, Jean Hildreth and Mildred Johnson.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Polkton Baptist Church, P.O. Box 10, Polkton, NC 28135.
The arrangements are in care of Leavitt Funeral Home. Online condolences may be made at www.leavittfh.com