A. Pope Sr.

Published 12:00 am Wednesday, June 9, 2010

A. L. Pope, Sr.

Capron – Arthur Lee “A. L.” Pope, Sr., 77 died June 9, 2010 at Southampton Memorial Hospital. He was born in Petersburg and was a resident of Capron all his life. A. L. was predeceased by his wife of 56 years, Mary Frances Moore Pope and his father, David Littleton Pope. He was a loving and faithful husband, and a wonderful father and grandfather.

A. L. retired April 1, 1989 from Hercules, Inc, as electrical and instrumentation supervisor with 30 years service. He was one of the founding members of the Capron Volunteer Fire Department.

Survivors include his mother, Maggie Joyner Pope of Suffolk; one daughter, Debra Pope Baines (Donnie) and one son, Arthur Lee Pope, Jr., (Cathy), all of Capron; five grandchildren, David Thomas Pope, Wesley Baines (Abigail), Katie Baines, Nikki Baines, and Krystal Baines; three sisters, Carol Helms, Shirley Broome, Vickie Cahoon; and one brother, David Mills.

The funeral will be conducted 11 am Saturday, June 12, 2010 in the chapel of Wright Funeral Home with Pastor David Dillon officiating. Interment will follow in Capron Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the residence, 23170 Meadow Street, Capron, and suggest memorials be made to the Capron Volunteer Fire and Rescue Squad, P. O. Box 128, Capron, VA. 23829. www.wrightfuneralhome.org