Jane "Baba" Pope Fields
December 26, 1927 – March 2, 2018
High Point - Jane Carlette Pope Fields, 90, passed away on Friday March 2nd, 2018. She was born December 26th, 1927 in Richmond, VA to the late Ocie and Stella Weeks Pope.
Jane was preceded in death by her parents, and, infant brother Philip Corrington Pope, her husband, Joseph Fields of 38 years; her sisters Patricia (Herman) Newell and Joy (Jack) Piland.
Jane was a bank executive secretary in Asheboro, NC. She was a phenomenal seamstress. She enjoyed making designer clothing for herself, family and friends. Jane loved the North Carolina Tar Heels, and avidly followed their teams. Lovingly known to friends and family as “Baba”.
Jane is survived by her three children, Chris (Roger) Lamar, Browning (Susan) Fields, Mark (Donna) Fields, grandchildren Dylan Fields, Carly Fields, Jennie (William) Parker and great grandson Jarod Henne.
A memorial service will be held on March 17th, at First United Methodist Church, 512 North Main Street in High Point, NC. There will be a visitation with the family in the chapel from 1:00pm to 1:45pm. The service will be held in the sanctuary at 2:00pm.
In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made in Jane’s name to First United Methodist Church.
Online condolences for Jane can be made at www.sechrestfunerals.com. Sechrest Funeral Service of High Point is honored to serve the family of Jane Carlette Pope Fields.
- Ocie Pope, Father
- Stella Weeks Pope, Mother
- Patricia Newell (Herman), Sister
- Joy Piland (Jack), Sister
- Joseph Fields, Husband
- Chris Lamar, Daughter
- Roger Lamar, Son-in-law
- Browning Fields, Son
- Susan Fields, Daughter-in-law
- Mark Fields, Son
- Donna Fields, Daughter-in-law
- Dylan Fields, Grandchild
- Carly Fields, Grandchild
- Jennie Parker, Grandchild
- Jarod Henne, Great Grandchild
First United Methodist Church of High Point
512 N Main Street, High Point, North Carolina 27260
- Visitation Saturday, March 17, 2018
- Memorial Service Saturday, March 17, 2018
Jane "Baba" Pope Fields
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March 7, 2018
Mr. Fields was a big influence in my life and both he and Mrs. Fields, whom I also knew thru the bank, were very dear. I am blessed to have known them.
May God be with you.
AHS Band 1977