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Henson Henry Pope

May 4, 1935 — March 7, 2021

Abingdon, VA – Henson Henry Pope, age 85, passed on Sunday, March 7, 2021, in Johnson City Medical Center.  Henson attended Spoon Gap Freewill Baptist Church and worked as a carpet installer for many years. 

He is preceded in death by his parents, Amos and Roxie Mahala Pope; wife of 65 years, Lillie Hazel Price Pope; son, Dean Pope; daughter, Sandra Leonard; and seventeen brothers and sisters. 

Survivors include sons, Ricky Pope and Micheal Pope, both of Abingdon, VA; daughter, Debbie Hensley and husband Randy of Abingdon, VA; brothers, Sheridan Pope and Hobert Cody Pope, both of Bristol, VA; sister, Dartha Steele of Prineville, OR; daughter-in-law, Diane Meade; son-in-law, Rick Leonard; 13 grandchildren; 23 great grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews 

Visitation with the family will be held 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, March 10, 2021, in the Main Street Chapel of Farris Funeral Service.  Funeral services will be conducted at 11:00 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home with Brandon Hensley officiating.  Interment will follow in Valley View Cemetery with Shayne Leonard, Justin Leonard, Josh Pope, Brent Pope, Brandon Peck, and Anthony Wilder serving as pallbearers.  Honorary pallbearers will be Rick Leonard, Dustin Pope, and Randy Hensley. 

Those wishing to express sympathy online may do so by visiting and signing the online guest register.   

The family of Henson Henry Pope is in the care of the Main Street Chapel of Farris Funeral Service, 427 East Main Street, Abingdon, VA 24210 (276-623-2700).
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Wednesday, March 10, 2021

6:00 - 8:00 pm (Eastern time)

Farris Funeral Service, Inc. – Main Street Chapel

427 E Main St, Abingdon, VA 24210

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