Mr. Robert Lee Pope, age 90, passed away on Saturday, September 2, 2023, at the MS State Veterans Home in Kosciusko, MS. Visitation will be held on Tuesday, September 5, 2023, from 12:00 PM until 1:45 PM at Wolf Funeral Services in Morton, MS. His Funeral Service will begin at 2:00 PM in our Funeral Home Chapel. Interment will follow at Ludlow Cemetery. Bro. Ken McLemore will officiate under the direction of Wolf Funeral Services.
Robert was born on February 9, 1933, in Cash, MS to James Ivery Pope and Maude Eugenia Gunn Pope. He was a lifelong resident of Scott County. Robert was a member of Lena Baptist Church. He served his country in the US Army during the Korean Conflict. Robert enjoyed his job and cattle farming. He loved going to the livestock sale every Monday and usually carried a bologna sandwich with him for his lunch so he wouldn’t miss anything.
Robert was preceded in death by his parents, James and Maude Pope; his brother, Jimmy Pope; his sister, Maudine Henderson; his daughter, Phyllis Denson; his granddaughter, Madison Claire Pope and his grandson, Jeremy Denson. He is survived by his loving wife of 67 years, Iola Pope; children, Bubba Pope (Twyla) of Ackerman, MS, GiGi Pope of Lena, MS and Chris Pope (Melanie) of Lena, MS; brother, Larry Pope (Elaine) of Lena, MS; sister, Carolyn Oxner (Wayne) of Lena, MS; 9 grandchildren, several great grandchildren and a host of other relatives and friends.
Pallbearers will be Brett Denson, James Lee Pope, Austin Denson, Collin Watson, Ivory Amis Pope and Henry Parrott. Honorary pallbearers will be the Deacons of Lena Baptist Church, Wendell Lloyd and David Tadlock.
Flowers will be accepted or you can donate to the Gideons in Honor of Robert Lee Pope.
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