Jerry Pope

Jerry Neal Pope, 84, of Martin died Saturday, Sept. 15, 2018, at VanAyer Manor Nursing and Rehabilitation.
Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Thursday at Murphy Funeral Home, with the Rev. Gordon Wilbanks and the Rev. Dale True officiating. Burial will follow in East Side Cemetery in Martin.
Visitation will be from 4-7 p.m. Wednesday and from 9 a.m. until hour of services Thursday at the funeral home.
Pallbearers will be Steven Pope, Rob Shadowens, Josh Pope, Matthew Bynum, Kevin Barnes and Thurman Allen.
He was a retired maintenance specialist foreman at the University of Tennessee at Martin and was a member of McConnell Baptist Church.
He attended Martin High School.
He is survived by his children, Steve Pope of South Fulton, Stan Pope of Martin, Tenna (Jimmy) Bynum of South Fulton  and Tamera (Donald) Bowlin of Dresden; his grandchildren, Steven Pope, Shaunda (Rob) Shadowens, Josh (Sara) Pope, Matthew Bynum, Tyler Bynum, Shy Anne Bowlin, Daniel Bowlin, Scott Bowlin and Leahann Bowlin; his great-grandchildren, Olivia Pope, Katie Pope, Kailey Shadowens, Jacob Shadowens, Anna Pope, Allie Pope, Dylan Bynum, Carson Bynum, Kenzi Bowlin, Sophie Bowlin, Ella Bowlin, Annastyn Bowlin, Emilie Ammons and Charlie Rose Ammons.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Betty Sue Allen Pope; his sisters, Ethlene Opal Milner, Norma Jean Merritt and Bobbie Lou Mullins; and his parents, Earl Arden and Katie Vera Martin Pope.
Condolences may be left for the family at

Published 9.18.18

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