Elemer Lee


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Elemer Lee Pope

Aug 08 1922 - Apr 17 2009

Elemer “Shorty” Lee Pope age 86, of McKinney, Texas passed away on April 17, 2009. He was born on August 8, 1922 in Kirkland, Texas to John Alexander and Mattie Mae (Honea) Pope. On September 19, 1942 he married Juanice Imogene “Jean” Daniels in McKinney, Texas. She preceded him in death on March 17, 2001. Shorty was employed by the City of Richardson, Parks Department for over 10 years. He enjoyed gardening as well as coin, bottle, rock and antique collecting. He is survived by his son, Troy Pope and wife June of McKinney, Texas; daughter, Wilma Welborn and her husband Larry of Georgetown, Texas; twelve grandchildren; twenty-two great grandchildren; four great-great grandchildren and a host of other family and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, John and Mattie Pope; wife, Jean Pope; son, Davie Pope; brothers, Robert, Charles and Grady; sisters, Evelyn Corey, Carrie Eastham and Irene Rose. Graveside services will be held at 10:30 a.m., Monday, April 20, 2009 at Wilson Chapel Cemetery in Lowry Crossing, with (clergy) officiating. The family will receive friends from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m., on Sunday, April 19, 2009 at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral Home.
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