Published 12:00 am Wednesday, March 11, 2009

SCOTTOWN — Mae Belle (Massie) Pope, of Scottown , formerly of Lawrence County, died Monday, March 9, 2009, following a brief battle with cancer.
She was born March 6, 1919 in Lecta a daughter of the late Marcus and Nola Massie. She was the widow of Woodrow Pope.
In addition to her parents and husband, Woodrow, Mae Belle was preceded in death by one sister, Bernice McMahan.
Mae Belle is survived by her sons, Donovan (Leota) Pope and Phillip (Mary) Pope, both of Gallipolis; seven grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren.
A celebration of her life was Saturday. A private graveside service will be conducted at Ohio Valley Memory Gardens for the family.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made in her memory to a local food pantry of your choice. Arrangements are under the direction of Willis Funeral Home. Please visit to send e-mail condolences.

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