Helen Elizabeth Albert Pope, loving daughter, wife and mother, age 91, died on September 26 at the Hock Family Pavilion. She was born September 17, 1921 in Alamance County, North Carolina to the late Samuel Grover and Louisa Laws Albert.
Helen was a longtime member of Carr United Methodist Church. She and her husband William Everett Pope were the owners of the Shoe Barn from 1969-1984 and were married for 43 years.
She is survived by her children, David E. PopeRebecca of Hurdle Mills, NC, Susan Pope LangleyJim of Raleigh, NC, Carolyn Pope Nichols of Durham, NC, Mary Jo Pope WatsonJerry of Durham, NC; grandchildren Natasha Neely, Michael Neely, Joey Bryant, Jennifer Watson, Laurie Brunson, Julie Watson, Sherry Dail, Janet Wilkins, Deborah Weatherspoon, Dawn Stange, Donnie Huckabee, Cindy Cannady and eighteen great-grandchildren. She is also survived by her brother Samuel Richard Albert of Hillsborough, NC. She is also survived by many nephews and nieces. She was preceded in death by her loving husband, William Everett Pope, her son Michael G. Pope and great granddaughter Megan Elizabeth Dail.
A Funeral Service will be offered 2:00 PM Saturday, September 29, 2012 from The Chapel at Hall-Wynne Funeral Service, 1113 West Main Street, Durham, NC 27701. Burial will follow at Woodlawn cemetery.
Friends may visit from 6:00 – 8:00 on Friday, September 28, 2012 at Hall-Wynne Funeral Service, 1113 West Main Street, Durham, NC 27701.
Flowers are acceptable or memorial contributions in Helen’s name may be made to Duke Hospice at 4321 Medical Park Drive, Suite 101, Durham, NC 27704.
Arrangements for the Pope family are under the care of Hall-Wynne Funeral Services. Online condolences: www.hallwynne.com, select obituaries.