Cassie Mae Hope

March 29, 1954 ~ February 21, 2020 (age 65)



Mrs. Cassie M. Hope was born March 29, 1954 in Ocala, FL to the late Mr. and Mrs. Jerry and Doretha Franklin James. She co-pastored with her husband Edward D. Hope at Healing Land Ministries, Ocala, Florida. 

Mrs. Hope received her formal education in the Public Schools of Marion County, Florida, and Central Florida Community College. She worked for several years at Belleview- Santos Elementary School, later becoming business owner of ENC Hope Enterprises.

A loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister and friend, she is survived by her loving husband of over 43 years, Edward "Donnie" Hope, Sr.; three children, Edward Darnell Hope Jr., Patina N. Hope, and Chekita D. Hope; 10 grandchildren; one great grandchild; two sisters, Rhoda James, and Sheila P. Diaz (Carlos), four brothers, Theotis James (Martha), Jerry James, Reginald James (Betty), and Michael James; sister-in-law, Stephanie (Tan) Gavin, and brother- in-law Reggie Hope, and numerous aunts and uncles, a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives, and friends. Cassie was a woman of faith, strong, kind and wise. She was loved by all who knew her and will be greatly missed.

Public viewing on Friday February 28, 2020 from 1:00pm until 5:00pm at Summers Funeral Home, 2238 NW 10th St, Ocala, Fl.

A Celebration of Life for Mrs. Hope will be Saturday, February 29, 2020 at 11:00am at St. Paul A. M. E.  Church, Ocala, Fl.

Final Interment will follow in Burrell Cemetery, Ocala, Florida 

Rev. Jeffery Dove, Pastor. Rev. Mikel James, Eulogist

Condolences can be signed at

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Cassie Mae Hope, please visit our floral store.


Funeral Service
February 29, 2020

11:00 AM
St. Paul AME Church
718 NW 7th Street
Ocala, FL 34475

© 2020 Summers Funeral Home. All Rights Reserved. Funeral Home website by CFS & TA