Born: September 14, 1934
Died: April 06, 2008
Ralph G. Pope Ralph G. Pope, 73, died Sunday, April 6, 2008. He is survived by his wife, Pat Pope. The service will be at 2 p.m. EDT Wednesday, April 9, at Gospel Light Baptist Church (formerly Southside Baptist Church), 3415 Apalachee Parkway, followed by burial at Tallahassee Memory Gardens. Family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Abbey-Riposta Funeral Home (850-562-1518). Mr. Pope served in the U.S. Army. He was a deacon and Sunday school superintendent at Southside Baptist Church. For eight years, he was a security officer at the R.A. Gray State Building in Tallahassee and for 30 years he was a manager at A&P Grocery. Other survivors include a son, Glenn Pope of Greenville, S.C.; a daughter, Lisa Perry (and husband David) of Tallahassee; two grandchildren, Jonathan and Caleb Perry; a sister, Mary Ann Godwin (and husband Jimmy) of Athens, Ga.; and several nieces and nephews.