Gene Shope obituary (11/16/1991). Charlotte Observer

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Gene Shope obituary (11/16/1991). Charlotte Observer




Obituary of Gene Sharp, among the first residents of the House of Mercy in 1991.


Charlotte, NC


Charlotte Observer




House of Mercy Archive: Binder 1 (1990-1999)


Gene Shope Roofer

GASTONIA - Mr. Harry Gene Shope, 47, of 103 Packard St., died Nov. 14, 1991, at House of Mercy in Belmont. Funeral is 2 p.m. Sunday at Sisk-Butler Funeral Home in Bessemer City, with the Rev. Roy Clark and Father Nicholas Gibilisco officiating. Burial is in Bessemer City Memorial Cemetery. Visitation is 7 to 9 tonight.

Pallbearers are Steve Griggs. Mike Gill, Doug Drum, Randy Price, Scott Allen and Charles Shope.

Mr. Shope, a roofer, was born in Gaston County, son of the late Charles Shope.

Survivors are his sons, Howard Shope of Bessemer City, Christopher Shope of South Hill, Va.; daughters, Ms. Donna Shope of Alabama, Miss Michelle Shope of South Hill; mother. Mrs. Lucille Shope of Robinsville: brothers, Gary Shope of Bessemer City, Larry Shope of Murphy. Cecil Shope of San Antonio, Lloyd Shope: sisters, Mrs. Mary Allen, Mrs. Margaret Waldrup, both of Robinsville; two grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to House of Mercy. P.O. Box 808. Belmont, N.C. 28012.

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