Thomas J. "T.J." Pope, 83, of Dixons Mills died Friday, Dec. 13, 2013 at his home. He was born Sept. 28, 1930 in Dixons Mills. He was a timberman and a member of Wesley Chapel United Methodist Church.
He is survived by his wife, Nelda Cogle Pope of Dixons Mills; son, Thomas Stuart Pope of Selma; daughter, Lynn Pope Lewis of Dixons Mills; three sisters, Olna Wright of Tuscaloosa, Dorothy Siniard of Lewisville, Texas and Gwen Ayres of Lewisville, Texas; four grandchildren, four great grandchildren and two step great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his 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 at Wesley Chapel United Methodist Church from 1 p.m. until the 2 p.m. memorial service with Rev. Aaron Carpenter officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery with O'Bryant Chapel Funeral Home in Thomasville directing.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the Wesley Chapel United Methodist Church Cemetery Fund.
Condolences may be offered at www.obryantchapelfh.com.