Jane Elizabeth Sollars Pope, 54, of Washington Court House, Ohio, passed Friday, September 29, 2017, at 8:49 p.m. at her home.
Jane was born April 12, 1963, in Washington Court House, Ohio to William M. (Bill) and Margaret Anne (Margie) Ewing Sollars. She was a 1981 graduate of Washington Senior High School and received a bachelor’s degree from The Ohio State University in 1985. She was a lifelong resident of this community.
She had been a teacher for the Washington City Schools for the past 28 years and had taught at the middle school and in the elementary schools.
Jane was a member of the St. Colman of Cloyne Catholic Church; was a master gardener and had been a member of Alpha Delta Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma Society International. She was a lifelong traveler and had enjoyed a trip of a lifetime to Rome this past January.
She was preceded in death by her father on June 17, 2010.
Jane is survived by her husband, Don Pope whom she married June 3, 2015; three sons, Isaac Garland of Jeffersonville, Deacon Brett Garland of Columbus and Ryan Garland and his wife, Andrea, of Columbus; a step-daughter, Jessica Gabbard and her husband, Mark, of Richmond, IN; three grandchildren, Alyssa, Dori and Emmaline; her mother, Margaret (Margie) Sollars of Washington Court House; five siblings, Judith (Bob) McClaskey of Columbus, Suzanne (Philip) Pickens of Norcross, GA, Carol (Kenneth) Rowley of New Holland, Nancy (Wayne) Stillings, of Washington Court House and David (Shelley) Sollars of Rocky River, Ohio; her father-in-law and mother-in-law, Leonard and Betty Pope of Richmond, IN and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
The funeral mass will be concelebrated Wednesday, October 4, 2017, at 12:30 p.m. at the St. Colman of Cloyne Catholic Church by the Rev. Father, Michael Hartge, parochial vicar administrator at the church, and the Rev. Father Jan K. Sullivan, former pastor at the church. Burial will be in the St. Colman Catholic Cemetery.
Friends may call at the St. Colman Parish Hall Tuesday from 4-8 p.m. where a Rosary service will be held Tuesday at 8 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Fayette County, Inc., 222 North Oakland Avenue, Washington Court House, Ohio 43160.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Kirkpatrick Funeral Home in Washington Court House.