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Maebelle Pitcock

September 29, 1922 — July 1, 2021

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Mrs. Maebelle Davis Pitcock, age 98, passed away Thursday morning, 7/1/2021, in Piperton, TN at the home she shared with her daughter and granddaughter.

The funeral will be at 11:00 am, Saturday, July 10, 2021 at Liberty Hill Baptist Church, with Dr. Gary Berry presiding. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. The Pitcock family will receive family and friends on Friday evening from 5:00-8:00 pm at Wells Funeral Home.

Maebelle was born to Lula Bankston and James Washington Davis on September 29, 1922 in Water Valley, Mississippi; one of nine children. Mrs. Pitcock was a loving homemaker, servant-oriented civic leader and dedicated church volunteer over her decades in the Pope, MS community. Married to Cecil Pitcock (73 years), she served both as the Mayor of Pope and on the town’s election board for many years, she held numerous jobs (Batesville Hosiery Mill, Pope Cafeteria and Pitcock Meats), and she consistently supported her church families at Pope Baptist Church and Liberty Hill Baptist Church.

The family members that are left to cherish her legacy include her five children; Carey Pitcock (Ginger) of Union Grove, AL, LaJean Grannan of Piperton, TN, Jim Pitcock (Linda) of Pope, Dale Baker of Malabar, FL and Nell Lillard of Germantown, TN; 9 grandchildren, 15 great grandchildren and 3 great great grandchildren.

She is proceeded in death by her parents, eight siblings, husband, and three grandchildren.

The family requests that in lieu of flowers, memorials be sent to the Toby Pitcock Ministry & Mission Fund, Mississippi Baptist Foundation, P.O. Box 530, Jackson, MS 39205 or the Leslie Pitcock Scholarship, University of Mississippi, 406 University Avenue, Oxford, MS 38655.

 

 

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Friday, July 9, 2021

5:00 - 8:00 pm (Central time)

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Funeral Service

Saturday, July 10, 2021

Starts at 11:00 am (Central time)

Liberty Hill Baptist Church

761 Liberty Hill Road, Pope, MS 38658

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Interment

Saturday, July 10, 2021

Starts at 12:30 pm (Central time)

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