Lloyd Z. Shope, Jr., age 81, of Kingston passed away Friday, February 18, 2023, at his home with his family at his side. He was born in Habersham County, Georgia to Lloyd Shope, Sr., and Lucille Lee Shope on August 22, 1941. He married Ann Wright Shope on July 30, 1971, in Kingston. Lloyd was a long-time active member of New Midway Baptist Church. He was an avid golfer and enjoyed working on old cars and doing woodworking. His favorite pastime was watching the Georgia Bulldogs play football. Preceded in death by his parents, Lloyd Shope, Sr., and Lucille Lee Shope; his son, Michael Shope; and brother, Curtis Shope.
Loving Wife of 51 years: Ann Shope
Children: Anthony Shope & wife, Kim, Allen Shope & wife, Karen, and Mindy Shope White
Grandchildren: Brandon Shope, Joshua Shope, Jordan Shope, Alex Shope, Austin Shope, Nathan Shope, and Dakota Shope
Brother: Edward Shope
Daughter-in-law: Patricia Shope
The family of Lloyd would like to extend our sincere thanks to Caris Hospice, Faith Harvest Church, and New Midway Baptist Church.
The family will receive friends 4:00 – 6:00 pm, Friday, February 24, 2023, at Faith Harvest Church, 4850 Kingston Highway, Lenoir City, TN., 37771. The funeral service will be held at 11:00 am, Saturday, February 25, 2023, at Faith Harvest Church with Bro. Joseph Noah officiating. Interment will follow the service at New Midway Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers will be Brandon, Josh, Alex, Austin, and Nathan Shope & Eric Wright.