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Patrick Edward Roper



AAFA #0307

1932 MS – 2007 MS






Jackson, Hinds Co., MS—Tuesday, 11 May 2010


            Patrick Edward Roper, 79, passed away Sunday, May 9, 2010, at Central Mississippi Medical Center.

            Visitation will be 1pm-3pm today at Stringer Family Funeral Home in Hazlehurst. Graveside services will be 3pm today at Hazlehurst Cemetery. Stringer Family Funeral Home in Hazlehurst is handling arrangements.

            Mr. Roper was a graduate of Hazlehurst High School. He attended Mississippi College, Ole Miss, and graduated from Tulane. He was a Navy veteran of the Korean Conflict. He loved his family, God and Country. He was an avid gardener of Daylilies and Iris. He was the family historian and loved genealogy.

            He was preceded in death by brother, Charles Roper; and sisters-in-law, Mable Roper, Mildred Roper and JoAnne Roper.

            He is survived by wife, Patricia Roper; daughter, Laurie Elizabeth Roper of Jackson; brother, W. A. Roper of Jackson, Robert Blair Roper of Dunkinville, TX, and Warren L. Roper of Jackson; and sister, Marilyn Driskell of Brookhaven.


AAFA NOTES: SSDI records show that Patrick E. Roper (SS# issued in MS) was born 4 June 1930, last residence Jackson, Hinds Co., MS.

            Patrick contributed much genealogical information to AAFA.

            For more information about this family, see AAFA’s published genealogy, Lodwick Alford (ca1710–1800) Genealogy, Three Generations and the genealogy of Lodwick’s son, Jacob Alford 1738 VA.

            His Alford lineage, from his mother: Marie Lynn 1895 MS2, William Blair 1871 MS3, William Warren 1845 MS4, Julius Caesar 1808 NC5, James 1764 NC6, Jacob 1738 VA7, Lodwick 1710 VA8, James 1687 VA9, John 1645 VA10.