James Jefferson Pope, Jr., 50, of Harrisville passed away Tuesday, October 19, 2010, at Mississippi Baptist Medecal Center in Jackson.James was born in Morton, MS on December 12, 1959, a son of Mildred (Lunsford) Pope and the late James J. Pope, Sr. A retired carpenter, James is survived by: a daughter, Tessie Pope; a son, James J. Pope, III; a grandchild, Skylea Pope; two sisters, Wanda Walker and Sarah Wilson, both of Harrisville; and a brother, Gary Pope of Raymond. He was preceded in death by a brother, Ronald Wayne Pope. Visitation will be Thursday, October 21, 2010, 5 pm to 8 pm. at Tutor Funeral Home of Mendenhall.
Graveside services and interment will be at Braxton City Cemetery, Braxton, MS, at 11:00 am on Friday, October 22, 2010, with Rev. James Brown officiating.