Deaths for Feb. 21, 2013
Winfred (affectionately called Wint by family and friends) Owen Pope, 90, of Monroe, N.C. went to be with the Lord on February 19, 2013. He was born June 16, 1922 in Marshville, N.C., the son of the late Arris Calvin Pope, Sr. and Catherine Thomas Pope. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife of 64 years, Callie Mae Mangum Pope; son, Donald Owen Pope; great-grandson William Lewis Pope; brothers, Claude Pope, Ed Pope, Paul Pope, Grant Pope, Clinton Pope, A.C. Pope, Jr. (Junie); sisters, Ollie Pope Griffin, and Mary Pope Fedor. He was a veteran of World War II where he served in the U.S. Navy. He was a member of First Presbyterian Church in Pageland, S.C., where he had served as elder and treasurer for many years. He retired as superintendent of Chesterfield Yarn Mills Pageland, S.C. after 50+ years of service. He will be remembered as a loving father, grandfather, great-grandfather, and friend.
A service to celebrate Wint’s life will be held Saturday, February 23, 2013 at the Baumgartner Funeral Home Chapel, 708 W. McGregor Street, Pageland, S.C. Burial will be at Greenlawn Memorial Park. Visitation will be 1:30 p.m. until 2:30 p.m., with the funeral following at 2:30 p.m.
Survivors include his son, Billy Lewis and wife, Ruth, of Monroe, N.C.; his daughter Patricia Pope Isley and husband, Billy Martin, of Burlington, N.C.; daughter-in-law, Patricia Pope of Fort Mill, S.C.; grandchildren, Brian Owen Pope and wife, Angela, of Fort Mill, S.C., David Lewis Pope and wife, Jeannie, of Morganton, N.C.; Mark William Pope and wife, Cynthia, of Durham, N.C., Phillip Martin Isley and wife, Kelly, of Fuquay Varina, N.C.; Mindy Martin Isley of Fort Worth, Texas; great-grandchildren, Owen Lee Pope and Donald Smith Pope of Fort Mill, S.C.; James William Pope and Calvin David Pope of Durham, N.C., Lillian Anne Pope of Morganton, N.C., sister and brother-in-law Virgie and Vann Hilton of Marshville, N.C., and many loving nieces and nephews.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to First Presbyterian Church of Pageland, P.O. Box 36, Pageland, South Carolina 29728 in memory of Winfred Pope.
Baumgartner Funeral Home of Pageland is serving the family.
Donald "Don" Eugene Reid, 76, of Weddington, died Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2013 in his home.
Funeral services will be held 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013 in Gordon Funeral Chapel. The family will receive friends following the service.
Mary Louise Privette Simpson Threatt, 98, of Monroe died Wednesday at the Brian Center.
Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by McEwen Funeral Home of Monroe.