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Joe Calvin Roper

March 8, 1924 June 10, 2014
Joe Calvin Roper
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Joe Calvin Roper, 90 of Ardmore, Tennessee died on Tuesday, June 10, 2014, at Madison Hospital in Madison, Alabama. Born Saturday, March 8, 1924 in Ardmore, Tennessee, he was the son of the late Luther Jackson Roper and the late Vinnie Lee Ferguson Roper. He was a lifelong resident of the Cash Point Community and the proprietor of Joe Roper Grocery for 52 years. He was a deacon and member of Cash Point Baptist Church and was a loving husband, father, grandfather, and a friend to all he met. He was preceded in death by his brothers: James Roper, Elmer Roper, Hudson Roper, and Lonnie Roper; sisters: Edna Pitts, Sarah Mitchell, Leota Himebaugh, and Golda Harris; a son: David Roper; and a grandson: Timothy Roper. He is survived by his wife of 64 years: Allene Hargrave Roper of Cash Point, TN; daughters: Debra (Steve) Gibson of Taft, TN and Denise (Wayne) Berryhill of Taft, TN; daughter-of-love: Sandra Roper Wilbanks of Toney, AL; sister-in-laws: Thelma Roper of Huntsville, AL, Becky Hasting of Louisville, KY, and JoAnn (Tommy) Carpenter of Louisville, KY; grandchildren: Pansy (Daniel) Strickland, Yvette (Carl) Eldredge, Jenny (Tommy) Hopson, Allen Roper, John (Carmen) Gibson, Daniel (Tiffany) Berryhill, and Adam Berryhill; great-grandchildren: Tommy Eldredge, Corey Strickland, Autumn Eldredge, Josh Strickland, Grace Eldredge, Luke Hopson, Eli Hopson, Caleb Hopson, and Jesse Berryhill; numerous nieces and nephews; and a host of friends that are considered family. Funeral services will be at 2:00 PM on Saturday, June 14, 2014, at Ardmore Chapel Funeral Home, Ardmore, Alabama with Bro. Derrick Moose and Bro. Daniel Berryhill officiating. Burial will be in Malone Cemetery, Ardmore, TN. In lieu of flowers the family requests donations to Cash Point Baptist Church. The family will receive friends from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM on Friday, June 13, 2014, at Ardmore Chapel Funeral Home, 27186 Main Street, Ardmore, Alabama.

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