Scott Regional Hospital 2019 Hall Of Fame recipients announced at ceremony

Fannie Porter and Beverly Gatewood Pope were inducted into the Scott Regional Hospital 2019 Hall of Fame during the Milestone Ceremony and Reception held in February.

Porter, hired on April 26, 1993, as the Assistant Director of the Laboratory at Scott Regional Hospital was very influential in the Laboratory Department during its initial opening phase. Quickly promoted as Director of the Lab, she ran it with great pride and efficiency over her long career. She retired in April 2018.

Porter was inducted into the Rush 25 Year Club in December 2018.

She is widowed and the mother of two sons, Miles (wife, Wendy) and Pete (wife, Lesley). She has five grandchildren, Dustin, Mary Francis, Easton, Kelsey and Kyle. She is also a great-grandmother to one great-grandson, Zander Keifer.

Porter enjoys sightseeing and road trips. She loves her cats and enjoys taking care of them. Her most precious time is spent with her family, especially the grandchildren and great-grandson.

Pope began her career at Scott Regional Hospital in September of 1994 as a pharmacy technician. She is licensed by the Mississippi State Board of Pharmacy. Pope is a LPN and has also served Scott Regional Hospital as a nurse throughout her career. She has been named employee of the month on numerous occasions.

Pope is an integral part of the pharmacy team at Scott Regional Hospital.  She is involved in medication purchasing, maintenance of automation, chart review, and compliance. She completes essential tasks under the direction of a licensed pharmacist. Pope is a dedicated employee and takes her position at the hospital very seriously. She is always willing to help in any way that she can.

A graduate of Sebastopol High School and Meridian Junior College, Pope and her husband, Dewayne, live in Walnut Grove.  They are especially fond of remembering their sweet angel, Hannah Pope.  She enjoys vacationing, reading the Word, and attending church at Pine Grove Pentecostal Church.