2013-12-12 / Obituaries


Thomas J. “T.J.” Pope, 83, of Dixons Mills died Dec. 13, 2013 at his residence.

He was born Sept. 28, 1930 in Dixons Mills. He was a member of Wesley Chapel United Methodist Church. He was a timberman.

Survivors include his wife, Nelda Cogle Pope, Dixons Mills; one son, Thomas Stuart Pope, Selma; one daughter, Lynn Pope Lewis, Dixons Mills; three sisters, Olna Wright, Tuscaloosa, Dorothy Siniard, Lewisville, Texas, Gwen Ayres, Lewisville, Texas; four grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; two step-great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a son, Mark Cogle Pope, two grandchildren, Jonathan Stuart Pope and Matthew Slade Pope and two brothers, Leonard Pope and Howard Pope.

Visitation will be Saturday, Dec. 21 from 1 p.m. until the 2 p.m. memorial service with Rev. Aaron Carpenter officiating. Burial will follow in the Wesley Chapel United Methodist Church Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Wesley Chapel United Methodist Church Cemetery Fund.

Condolences may be offered at www.obryantchapelfh.com.

O’Bryant Chapel Funeral Home of Thomasville directed.

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