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Joseph "Joe"  Pope, Jr. life came to an end on December 15, 2018 at his residence in Franklin, Tennessee at the age of 82.   He was born in Williamson County, Tennessee, to the parents of the late Fannie Mae Fitzgerald and Joseph Pope..

Those left behind to cherish his many memories, his children, devoted daughter, Yuvonne (Robert) Duke, Melvin J. Pope (Brenda), James Maurice (Evelyn) Pope and William (Bridgett) Pope; 16 grandchildren; 23 great grandchildren; 1 great great grandchild; sister, Ethel (James Willie) Moore; , sister-in-law, Sheila (Edward) Anderson; brother-in-law,  Joseph (Etoria) Taylor; nieces, nephews, cousins and many friends, devoted friends, Willie (Cricket) Nevils, Keevin "Cadillac" Roberson, Michael (Jones) Turner.

Mr. Pope will lie in state from 10 until 5 on Friday, December 21, 2018 at Waters Funeral Home, with family present from 5 until 7.

Visitation with family, Saturday, December 22, 2018 from 11:00 until 11:30 at Limestone Baptist Church, 1613 West Main Street Franklin, Tennessee with funeral to follow.  Pastor Wayne McCullough eulogist.  Interment Pinecrest Memorial Gardens.

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  • Monday, December 17, 2018
    Our staff will continue to keep your family in our prayers. We thank you for allowing us to serve your family.
    ~ Waters Funeral Home
  • Friday, December 21, 2018
    My sincere condolences to the family. May the God of all comfort give you the comfort you need to endure this difficult time and the days ahead (2 Corinthians 1:3,4)
    ~ gc