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Jerry Lynn Pope

May 22, 1938 — February 8, 2023

North English formerly Millersburg

Millersburg-Jerry Lynn Pope was born May 22, 1938 in Grinnell, Iowa, the son of Orville Stephan and Marie Jean (Pirkl) Pope.  He graduated from Victor High School in 1956. Jerry served in the United States Army Reserves from 1956-1962.  He was an over the road truck driver through out the years, first owning and operating his own truck, then working for Barr-Nunn Transportation and later Don Hummer Trucking until his retirement.  He also was a farmer.  Jerry was a member of the 1million miles club.  He enjoyed playing cards, having coffee uptown, raising livestock and going for drives to check the crops.  Jerry died on Wednesday, February 8, 2023, at the English Valley Care Center in North English at the age of 84 years.

He is survived by his brother, Allan (Jan) Pope of Williamsburg; two nephews, Mike Pope (Sherry) of Williamsburg and Dan Pope (Shelly) of Conroy; a niece, Sonya (Rowe) McCullough (Marty) of Palo; a number of great nieces and nephews.  He was preceded in death by his parents, his twin sister Judy Rowe and a nephew Randy Rowe.

Celebration of Life Service will be 1:00 pm on Wednesday, February 15, 2023, at the Powell Funeral Home in Williamsburg.  Visitation will be Wednesday from 11:00 to 1:00 pm at the funeral home.  Burial will be at the Millersburg Cemetery.  A general memorial has been established.  Messages and tributes may be directed to www.powellfuneralhomes.com.

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Wednesday, February 15, 2023

11:00am - 1:00 pm (Central time)

Powell Funeral Home-Williamsburg

407 North Highland St., Williamsburg, IA 52361

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Celebration of Life

Wednesday, February 15, 2023

1:00 - 2:00 pm (Central time)

Powell Funeral Home-Williamsburg

407 North Highland St., Williamsburg, IA 52361

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