LongeviQuest is pleased to announce the age validation of Rochelle Pope of the United States at age 110. She was born in Sampson County, North Carolina, United States on 9 March 1908. Pope was a wife and a mother to 4 children.

On her 109th birthday. (Source: The Fayetteville Observer)

Rochelle Pope on her 109th birthday.
(Source: The Fayetteville Observer)

Pope attended Pineland School for Girls in the 1920s. She earned her education degree from what was then East Carolina Teachers College in Greenville. She got her first teaching job in Sampson County. Pope then worked at the Harnett County Schools system, teaching fourth through seventh grades. She also served as principal of Long Branch School, which was just a mile from her home. Pope has been a member of Divine St. United Methodist Church since 1942. Over the years, she has taught Sunday school, served on the Board of Trustees, and contributed to nearly every other committee in the church.

Pope passed away in Dunn, North Carolina, USA, on 14 April 2018, at the age of 110 years, 36 days. She was survived by a son and a daughter, 11 grandchildren, 26 great-grandchildren, and two great-great-grandchildren.

LongeviQuest congratulates Rochelle Pope’s family on her posthumous recognition.

For more information, please view Pope’s Directory Profile here.