Eddie Lynn Pope

Eddie Lynn Pope, age 61 of Hurt died Thursday, June 10, 2021 at Centra Gretna Medical Center.   

Born December 29, 1959 in Rocky Mount, NC, he was a son of Marie Smith Pope of Altavista and the late Murmon David “Dave” Pope.  He was predeceased by a brother, Richie Pope.  Eddie was member of Midway Baptist Church and he was a shipping and receiving supervisor with Schrader International.  He enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren and picking them up from school and attending their sporting events.  He loved raising goats, traveling, arguing with the Garmin; and family game nights, especially playing UNO.  

In addition to his mother, he is survived by his wife, Gwen Jacobs Pope; one son, Jonathan Pope and wife, Ashleigh of Gretna; one daughter, Denise Adams and husband, Chris of Lynch Station; three brothers, Larry Pope and wife, Linda of Holly Springs, NC, Terry Pope and wife, Carrie of Sumter, SC, and Donnie Pope and wife, Charlene of Chatham; one sister, Sherry Newby and husband, Randy of Gretna; and five grandchildren, Alashaj, Zavaan, Kylie, Cadence, and Caileb.

Memorial services will be conducted 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, June 15, 2021 at Midway Baptist Church by Rev. Lynn Marstin and Jonathan Pope.

The family will receive friends in the church fellowship hall following the service.

In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorial donations be made to the Ruby Jennings Memorial Scholarship Fund, 2136 Midway Road, Gretna, VA 24557.

Colbert-Moran Funeral Home, Gretna is assisting the family. Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.colbertmoran.com.