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Alston Rouse Dies

Alston Rouse

Alston Rouse, better known as “Pope,” died on April 21. (The location of the funeral has been changed.)

He is survived by his wife, Maria Gordon Rouse; children: Tahvia Rouse, Shaverne Graham, Dwight Rouse, Shermane Woods and Naike Woods: grandchildren: Tyrique, J’Nyah, Zion, Kenaya, Jerzelle, Kemornee and Anunique; and sisters: Francilla Jones, Viola Rouse, Joycelyn Thompson, Jacinth, Leonie Hendrickson and Priscilla Rogers.

He is also survived by brothers: Derrick Rouse, Otis Richardson, Alex and Loui Hendrickson, Clement Browne and Victor Brookes; uncle, Austin Woodley Rouse; aunts: Ionie Woodley and Lorraine Goreen; nieces: Allison Woodley, Gracelyn Rouse and Grisha Stanley; and nephews: Sean Rouse, Gregory Fleming, Sydney Thompson Jr., Tremain and Trecquan Richardson.

Other survivors include cousins: Rita, Royston, Jessie, Glenroy and Heather Hopkins, Jacki Duncan, Glenville Browne, Jerrilyn and Shirleen Woodley, Elvis and Laverne Baron, Arnold, Kendrick, McCoy, Kenrick, Mark, Ideta, Daphne and Laura Rouse; as well as in-laws: Randerleen Richardson, Betty Hendrickson and Ike Graham.

The viewing will be held from 9-10 a.m., and a Celebration of Life service will begin at 10 a.m., Friday, June 7, at Christ Church Methodist Church. Interment will follow at Western Cemetery No. 3. All arrangements are by Turnbull’s Funeral Home and Crematory Services.

Arrangements are by Turnbull’s Funeral Home and Crematory Services.

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