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Audrey Pope

Monday, December 22, 2008

BERNIE -- Audrey Walker Pope, 88, died Dec. 20, 2008, at her home.

Born June 28, 1920, at Bernie, to the late Loren Howard and Edna Elizabeth Blakeman Fritts, she had worked as a waitress and cotton picker and attended the First Pentecostal Church in Bernie.

On Sept. 28, 1940, at Poplar Bluff, she married Floyd Walker who preceded her in death. In 1970, she married Val Pope and he preceded her in death on Dec. 20, 1982.

She was also preceded in death by one brother, Howard Fritts; and two sisters, Eual Wooten and Dorothy Fritts.

Survivors include: two sons, Kenneth Walker of Holts Summit and Floyd Walker of Iowa City, Iowa; three daughters, Elaine Castro and Vicki Sayers of Bernie and Ruth Ann Maderak of Aurora, Ill.; and 14 grandchildren, 26 great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren.

Visitation is scheduled from 5-8 p.m. today at the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Bernie where services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Tuesday. The Rev. Joseph Geuin will officiate.

Burial will follow in the Bernie Cemetery.