Cover photo for Dana Cole Pope's Obituary
Dana Cole Pope Profile Photo
1964 Dana 2023

Dana Cole Pope

December 8, 1964 — February 17, 2023

Waynesboro, TN

 

 

Dana Cole Pope. 58, of Waynesboro passed away Friday, February 17 at her home following a lengthy illness.

A native of Wayne County, she was the daughter of the late Daniel Andrew Cole Sr. and Martha Nell Cole. She was a 1983 graduate of Wayne County High School. That same year, she married James Anthony (Tony) Pope and the couple resided in Waynesboro where they raised 3 children.

She attended TCAT tech center where she earned her LPN degree. At the time of her death, she was employed by Buffalo River Services as an LPN in the area of residential care.

She is survived by a daughter, Cassi Willoughby (Kyle), of Murfreesboro; two sons, Eric Pope (Alora), Waynesboro; and, Stephen Pope, Waynesboro; four grandchildren Ally, Carter, and Bennett Willoughby, all of Murfreesboro, and Atlas Pope, of Waynesboro; one brother, Dan Cole of Waynesboro; and two sisters, Madora Bevis and Paige Cole of Waynesboro; one nephew Drew Bevis and two nieces, Martha Kristin Woodside and Caitlyn Floyd, all of Waynesboro; one aunt, Billie Jean Hollis of Waynesboro; and, one first cousin, Leigh Alice Moyer, of Waynesboro.

Visitation will be held for Dana Sunday, February 19th at Shackelford Funeral Home Chapel from 12-2pm. A celebration of life will follow with Cary Crews officiating.

In life, Dana was a passionate supporter of Wayne County Helping Hands and Country Road Animal Rescue. In lieu of flowers the family requests donations to either of these organizations.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Dana Cole Pope, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Sunday, February 19, 2023

12:00 - 2:00 pm (Central time)

Shackelford Funeral Directors - Wayne County

104 West Hill Street, Waynesboro, TN 38485

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Memorial Service

Sunday, February 19, 2023

Starts at 2:00 pm (Central time)

Shackelford Funeral Directors - Wayne County

104 West Hill Street, Waynesboro, TN 38485

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Guestbook

Visits: 3169

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree