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Thelma S. Pope

Obituary for Thelma S. Pope

April 30, 1933 - April 12, 2017
Anetaerson, Indiana | Age 83


Thelma S. Pope, age 83, of Anderson, passed away Wednesday, April 12, 2017 at the Rawlins House following a stroke and complications.

She was born on April 30, 1933 in Columbia, KY to the late Willie and Nora Scott. She was raised in Columbia, KY and had resided in Anderson for the past 65 years.

Thelma worked at Frisch's Anderson Big Boy Restaurant, RCA in Marion for 10 years and then retired from Guide Division of General Motors after 30 years of service.

She attended Park Place Church of God.

She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Phyllis and David Welsheimer of Anderson; her son-in-law, Paul Keesling of Columbia, TN; five step children; five step grandchildren and seven step great grandchildren; five sisters-in-law, including Allene Stone who helped care for Thelma; two brothers-in-law; several nieces and nephews and special friends, Brenda and Cliff Henderson and Barbara Jackson.

She was preceded in death by her two husbands, Henry Owen Stone and Henry Clifton Pope; her son, Philip Wayne Stone and her daughter, Polly Ann Keesling.

Services will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Brown-Butz-Diedring Funeral Service & Crematory with Pastor David Reames officiating. Entombment will be in Anderson Memorial Park Cemetery.

Visitation will be 9:30-10:30 a.m. on Saturday at the funeral home.

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Anderson, IN 46013
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