J. C. PopeOctober 15, 1943 ~ January 14, 2017 (age 73)
J. C. Pope, age 73, of 404 East Pine Street, Vienna, died Saturday, January 14, 2017, at his residence.
Born in Houston County, he was the son of the late Clifford Leon Pope and Eunice Inez Pettett Pope. He worked as a meat cutter at Harvey's for 18 years and later retired from Piggly Wiggly in Vienna. J. C. enjoyed playing his guitar, singing country and gospel music and watching westerns on television. He was preceded in death by his step-father, John Etheridge, his siblings, Ann P. Cox, Jimmy Virgil Etheridge and Eddie Jackson Etheridge and his nephew, Michael Cox.
Wife: Sandra Pope of Vienna
Daughter: Eve Pope of Vienna
Son: James Clifford "Jay" Pope, Jr. of Vienna
Erin Bailey Martin (Hal) of Rochelle
Elorie Bailey of Rochelle
Olivia Pope Castillo (Alberto) of Vienna
Jordan Pope (Jake) of Vienna
Madison Martin of Rochelle
Avery Castillo of Vienna
Mitchell Cox of Vienna
Eddie Etheridge of North Carolina
Michelle Cox Smith of Cordele
Gina Etheridge Martin of Cordele
Great Niece: Shelby Cox of Vienna
Sister-in-law: Wanda Etheridge of Cordele
He is also survived by his beloved dogs, Izzie, Chloe, Daisy and Milo.
Funeral services will be at 11 AM Tuesday, January 17 in Vienna Church of God. Interment will be in Seville Cemetery.
The family will greet friends 6 - 8 PM Monday, January 16 at the funeral home.
Memorial gifts may be made to Vienna Church of God, PO Box 248, Vienna, GA 31092, Alzheimer's Association, 886 Mulberry Street, Macon, GA 31201 or the American Lung Association, 55 West Wacker Drive, Suite 1150, Chicago, IL 60601.
Brannen-NeSmith Funeral Home of Vienna has charge of arrangements.