Connie Wray Pope Chisolm was born in Crowder, Mississippi on Feb. 9, 1940 to Joe and Ruth Pope. She passed away Wednesday March 8, 2017 at Decatur Morgan Hospital.
After 42 years of marriage to Bobby Joe Chisolm she leaves behind three daughters, Kathy Ledbetter and Mary Sue Burgess of Decatur and Judy Dennis of Pine Bluff, Arkansas and three sons Robert, Kenneth and John Chisolm, all of Decatur; 19 grandchildren, 40 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren; one brother, David Pope of Water Valley, Mississippi and four sisters, Helen Burgess and Mary Jane Holloway of Searcy, Arkansas and Awanda Grahnert and Frances Crane of Star City, Arkansas. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; an infant son, Billy Wayne Chisolm; granddaughter, Peggy Isbell Rushing; daughter, Connie Sue Norris; grandson Thomas Isbell; sister, Dolly Tidwell and five brothers, Johnny, Granville, Joe William, Edgar and James Pope.
Her memorial service will be Saturday, March 11, 2017 at 2 p.m. at Fellowship Baptist Church in Decatur with Brother Martin Poe officiating. Hartselle Heritage Funeral Home is assisting the family.