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Barbara Ann Newell Pope

   Barbara Ann Newell Pope, 70 of Vernon, Texas died on Thursday, Dec. 25, 2014, in Vernon. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 31, 2014 at Sullivan Funeral Home Chapel. Officiating will be Rev. Ron Fox. Interment will be held at Wilbarger Memorial Park under the direction of Sullivan Funeral Home.
   Pope was born Friday, July 14, 1944 in Vernon. She was the daughter of the late Daniel N. Newell and the late Lila Mae Allen Newell. She married Kenneth Pope in 1991 in Frederick, Okla. He preceded her in death in 1994. She had lived most of her life in Vernon, Dallas and Oklahoma. She was graduated second in her class from Lockett High School. She attended Midwestern University. She was a manager of Data Processing for AAFES in Dallas, and in Seattle and Tacoma Wash., she worked for the U.S. Dept. of Defense for 18 years. She was a Baptist.
   She is survived by her daughter, Nancy Lovell of Chillicothe; one brother, Richard Newell of Lockett, and six grandchildren. She was preceded in death by two brothers Bobby Newell and Gary Newell.
   Visitation will be from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m., Tuesday, Dec. 30, 2014 at Sullivan Funeral Home.
   Memorials can be made to Hospice of Wichita Falls.
   Online condolences may be made to the family at

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