Anna "Sue" Rankin Pope
Anna “Sue” Rankin Pope age 100, of Covington, passed away on Monday, August 3, 2020. She was born on February 7, 1920 in Sandy Hook, Mississippi to Soloman “Jesse” Rankin and Emma Estelle Thornhill Rankin.
She is survived by her loving children Susan Pope Artell (Michael), Joseph Pope Jr.; and grandchildren Andrew Pope, Stephanie Marshall (Sam), Joanna Harvey (Noel); great grandchildren Sesina and Sadie Marshall, Mark, Lucie, Micah Harvey. She is also survived by a host of nieces and nephews.
Sue is preceded in death by her loving husband Joseph “Joe” Pope, daughter Janet Elizabeth Pope, parents Soloman “Jesse” and Emma Estelle Rankin; and her brothers Dr. Samuel Rankin and Charles Rankin.
Sue was a resident of Angie and Covington, Louisiana and a graduate of Bogalusa High School in 1936. In 1942, Sue received her Nursing license from Touro School of Nursing. She worked as a nurse at Desporte Clinic in Bogalusa and at the Washington Parish Public Health unit.
The family would like to extend special thanks to Windsor Senior Living Community for their kindness and concern over the years.
Relatives and close friends are invited to attend the funeral services at E.J. Fielding Funeral Home, 2260 W 21st Ave, Covington, LA 70433 on Thursday, August 6, 2020 at 2:00 PM with visitation at 1:00 PM, until service time. Interment will follow the services at Bonnie Cemetery in Angie, Louisiana. With COVID-19 restrictions social distancing and face mask are required to attend services. In lieu of flowers, the family request donations be made to Louisiana Baptist Children’s Home or Angie Baptist Church.