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Randy D. "Dillon" Pope

January 13, 1958 ~ April 13, 2019 (age 61)

Obituary

Randy D. "Dillon" Pope, 61, of Independence, MS passed away April 13, 2019 at his residence. He worked for the Tate County Sheriff's Department for 23 years and was a volunteer fire fighter for the Independence Fire Department for 25 years. He loved fishing, gardening and music. He was preceded in death by his parents, Wilbert and Peggy Pope and sister, Gale Shearer. He is survived by his sister, Lisa Criswell (Chris) of Independence, MS; nephew, Josh Criswell (Lindsey) of Senatobia, MS; nieces, Melanie Benton of Olive Branch, MS and Katelyn Weatherly (Cody) of Independence, MS; great nephews, Jon Ferguson, Hunter Criswell and Tyler Criswell; and great nieces, Anna Ferguson, Leslie Ferguson, Alana Weatherly and Alissa Weatherly. He was a member of Mt. Zion Baptist Church. Memorials may be sent to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, the Tate County Sheriff's Department or Le Bonheur Children's Hospital.

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Services

Visitation
Monday
April 15, 2019

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Mt. Zion Baptist Church
9290 Highway 306
Coldwater, MS 38618

Funeral Service
Tuesday
April 16, 2019

10:00 AM
Mt. Zion Baptist Church
9290 Highway 306
Coldwater, MS 38618

Interment following funeral service
Tuesday
April 16, 2019

Mt. Zion Cemetery
5600 Hwy 305
Coldwater, MS 38618

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