Helen M. Pope
Published 7:58 pm Thursday, December 27, 2007
Mrs. Helen McPherson Pope, 67, of Greenville, died Tuesday, Dec. 25, 2007, at the home of her daughter.
A funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Friday in the chapel of Wilkerson Funeral Home, Greenville, with the Revs. Allen Ham and Chris Jenkins officiating. Burial will follow in Pinewood Memorial Park.
Mrs. Pope was born in Littleton, the daughter of the late Dallas McPherson and Ann McPherson Lee. She attended Women’s College in Greensboro and moved to Greenville to attend East Carolina University, where she received a degree in elementary education. She was married to E. Crowell Pope, who preceded her in death in 1996. In 1970, she acquired the Snooty Fox ladies specialty clothing shop, which she owned and operated until her retirement in 1992 and closed in 1999. She had been active in the Service League, the Downtown Greenville Association, Arlington Village Association and had served on the advisory board of the Greenville BB&T Bank.
Survivors include one son, E. Crowell Pope Jr. of Washington; one daughter, Amy Pope Hill of Hugo; four grandchildren; two sisters, Lucy Girard of San Antonio, Texas, and Ginny Hall of Gastonia; and two brothers, Dallas McPherson of Greenville and Doug McPherson of Ayden.
The family will receive friends today from 6-8 p.m. at Wilkerson Funeral Home, Greenville.
Memorials may be made to PCMH Foundation for the Children’s Hospital, P.O. Box 8489, Greenville, NC 27835-8489.