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Glenn Pope, Sr

May 2, 1929 — April 8, 2014



Mr. Glenn Pope, Sr. age 84 passed away at the family residence late Tuesday night, April 8, 2014. He was born May 2, 1929 in Hacoda, Alabama the son of James Grover Pope and Minnie Bell Parrish Pope. Glenn was a contractor and owned and operated Glenn A. Pope Construction Company for over twenty years. During that time he was active in civic and community projects and was instrumental in the construction of Everett Yates Stadium at Walton High School during the John E. Baldwin administration, raising over fifty thousand dollars for its’ construction. He and his wife, Martha were married February 23, 1947. He was an active member of Glendale Lodge #225 where his membership spanned over sixty years. Always a Gator Fan, Glenn enjoyed following the games during his retirement and could be found at the “Table of Wisdom” at Mamies until ill health prevailed. Glenn was a member of College Avenue Church of Christ.

Among survivors are his wife of 67 years, Martha Tucker Pope. His daughters, Diane Pope and Caitlain Pope; his sons, Glen Pope, Jr. and Tyler Pope. His sister, Nell Pridgen, his sisters-in-law Patsy Parker and Mary Pope. Grandchildren, Ashley, Erick, Joshua and one great grandson, Jaxen. Numerous nieces and nephews also survive.

Floral arrangements are being accepted or memorials may be made in Glenn Pope, Sr.’s memory to Glendale Lodge # 225 F&AM, 321 Hayes Road, DeFuniak Springs, Florida 32433. A time of visitation will be from 10 until 11 A.M. Monday, April 14, 2014 in Jerry Evans Chapel with the funeral beginning at 11:00 A.M. with Minister Billy McKee officiating. Masonic Graveside services will follow in the Pope Family Plot in Paxton Cemetery.

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