2007-02-15 / Obituaries


Joseph Roper, 58, of Toddtown died Feb. 8, 2007 at a nursing home in Mobile.

He was born Oct. 13, 1948. He was a member of Pine Chapel No. 2 Baptist Church of Toddtown.

Survivors include his wife, Maudie Gaines Roper; four sons, Joe N. Gaines, Robert Gaines, Jerry L. Gaines, Martin Joe Roper, all of Shubuta, Miss.; one daughter, Felicia Roper, West Palm Beach, Fla.; his father, West Roper, Toddtown; five brothers, L.C. (Gloria) Roper, John (Mae Etta) Roper, Levan (Charlie) Roper, Hubert (Majorie) Roper, Tommy (Deshawn) Roper, all of Toddtown; four sisters, Roberta Creighton, Gloria (Willie) Smiley, Thelma (Johnny) Henry, Reba (George) Williams, all of Toddtown.

The service was Feb. 13 at 1 p.m. at the Pine Chapel No. 2 Baptist Church of Toddtown with Rev. Fredrick Thompson officiating. Burial was in the Pine Chapel No. 2 Baptist Church Cemetery. Jackson Memorial Funeral Home directed.

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