Alvin Pope

Thursday, April 2, 2009

Alvin Pope

TROY, Mo. -- Alvin B. Pope, 66, of Troy died Monday, March 30, 2009, at Lincoln County Medical Center in Troy.

He was born Aug. 31, 1942, at Randles, son of Paul and Ruby Stephens Pope.

Alvin was a commercial truck driver more than 25 years for Valvoline Co. He moved to Lincoln County 32 years ago.

Survivors include a son, Alan Pope of Troy; a daughter, Debby Crecelius of Double Oaks, Texas; his mother, Ruby Pope of Fredericktown, Mo.; a brother, Melvin Pope of Whitewater; five grandchildren; and a great-granddaughter.

He was preceded in death by his father.

Visitation will be from 3 to 8 p.m. today at McCoy-Blossom Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Troy.

The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Burial will be in New Salem Cemetery at Winfield, Mo.