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James Harwood Pope, Sr

Chesterfield County, Virginia, USA
Death 3 Nov 2001 (aged 75–76)
Franklin City, Virginia, USA
Burial Courtland, Southampton County, Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 176332829 · View Source
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James Harwood Pope Sr., 76, died Nov. 3, 2001, in Southampton Memorial Hospital. Born in Chesterfield County, he was the son of the late Cuthbert William Pope and Margaret Meeks Pope Lewis. A Navy veteran of World War II, he retired from the Roll Finishing Department of Union Camp Corporation in 1985 and, if he wasn't at work, he was at home with family or working in the garden. An avid fisherman and gardener, he loved to watch college football. He attended Courtland Baptist Church.

Survivors include his wife of 51 years, Helen Carter Pope; two daughters, Becky P. Mathews and her husband, Wayne, of Grafton, Va., and Mary R. Pope of Blacksburg, Va.; two sons, James Harwood Pope Jr. and his wife, Sarah, of Reston, Va., and John W. Pope and his wife, Darlene, of Courtland; four grandchildren, James Robert Pope, James Harwood Pope III, Anna Ross Pope and Elizabeth Carter Pope. He was predeceased by a sister, Betty P. Sterling.

A graveside funeral service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Monday in Riverside Cemetery with the Rev. Tommy Speight officiating. The family will receive friends at the home of Johnny and Darlene Pope at 29030 Darden Point Road at Darden Mill Pond and suggests that memorials be made to the American Cancer Society, c/o Mrs. Ruth Petty, 116 Southampton Road, Franklin, VA 23851. Wright Funeral Home is in charge.

The Virginian Pilot, page B7, November 4, 2001




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