Edgar Lee Pope

April 1, 1923 - April 4, 2014
Edgar Lee Pope


Edgar Lee Pope 91, of Burgaw passed away Friday April 4, 2014 at Brunswick Cove Nursing Center.

Edgar was born in Columbus County on April 1, 1923 the son of the late James L. and Lela Jane Shipman Pope. his wife Lois Woodcock Pope also preceded him in death.

Surviving are a step-daughter Bonita Benton of Burgaw, three grandchildren Bobby, Ronnie and Danny Benton, sisters Isis Fowler  and Carolyn Ward both of Wilmington, brother Harry Pope of Hallsboro.

Mr. Pope will be cremated and his cremains will be burried beside his wife in the Woodcock cemetery in Pender County.

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  • April 06, 2014
    Danny Lee Benton says:
    Love the memories of me and you in sharing time to drink coffee together. You are dearly missed.

  • April 05, 2014
    Mike & Janice Thompson says:
    Mr. Pope was our neighbor for several years in Burgaw. He was a good man and a good neighbor. We thought a lot of him. We are very sorry for the family's loss.