Mrs. Ann Christol Pope, age 73 of Central Avenue, Trion passed awyay Tuesday May 6th in the Redmond Regional Medical Center.  Mrs. Pope was born on February 8, 1935 in Chatooga County, GA and was precede in death by her parents, Robert Franklin and Rosa Lee Braddy Christol.  She was retired from the United States Forestry Service after approximately 40 years of service, and was a member of the Trion First Baptist Church.

Mrs. Pope is survived by her husband of 52 years, J.R. Pope of Trion; daughter and soin-in-law, Lori and PReston Cash of Armuchee, GA; sister, Katherine Butler of Riverdale, GA; and a brother, Bob Christol of Ringgold, GA.

Graveside services will be conducted Thursday May 8th at 3:00 P.M. from the West Hill Cemetary with Rev. Waydell Howell officiating.  Interment will follow in West Hill Cemetary.

Visitation will be Thursday at the Erwin-Petitt Funeral Home where the family will receive friends from 1:00 P.M. to 2:45 P.M.

Active Pallbearers will be Larry Staples, Paul Howell, Jimmy Anderson, Randy Hall, Jackie MCClung, and Ricky Jones. Honorary pallbearers will be Lisa Hall, Patty Anderson, Teres McClung, Debbie Hall, Lisa Blackmon, Sherry Koonce, Shell Parrish and Deborah Owens, Jimmy and Charlotte Hall, Jess and Margaret Emory, Joe and Paula King, Rose Rowe and Robbie Camp.

The Family requests NO FLOWERS.  In lieu of flowers the family would be honored if donations would be made to any of the following charities:  The American Cancer Society, The Muscular Dystrophy Association and The American Lung Association.

Erwin-Petitt Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements for Mrs. Ann Christol Pope who passed away on Thursday.