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Kenneth James Pope

April 11, 1967 ~ May 9, 2023 (age 56) 56 Years Old
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Kenneth Pope, a resident of Birmingham, AL departed this life to eternal rest on May 9th, 2023. Funeral services are scheduled for Saturday, May 20th, 2023 at 11:00am at Eastside Funeral Home Chapel with burial at Zion Memorial Gardens.

 

enneth James Pope, the youngest of four children was born Kenneth James Pope, the youngest of four children was born April 11, 1967, to the late James Pope and Bertha George April 11, 1967, to the late James Pope and Bertha George Pittman.Pittman. Kenneth attended K-8 at Dupuy School and graduated from C. Kenneth attended K-8 at Dupuy School and graduated from C. W. Hayes High School in 1985.  He furthered his education at W. Hayes High School in 1985.  He furthered his education at Rex Community College where he learned the trade of welding.  Rex Community College where he learned the trade of welding.  His employment journey began at Wood Fruitticher Grocery His employment journey began at Wood Fruitticher Grocery Company, Inc.  Later, he worked at American Cast Iron and Pipe Company, Inc.  Later, he worked at American Cast Iron and Pipe Company (ACIPCO) for 33 years until he retired.Company (ACIPCO) for 33 years until he retired. Kenneth’s favorite past-times were barbequing on the grill, Kenneth’s favorite past-times were barbequing on the grill, traveling, driving down to the country, watching sports, law traveling, driving down to the country, watching sports, law shows and crime drama shows.shows and crime drama shows. On March 11, 2023, he rededicated his life to the Lord.On March 11, 2023, he rededicated his life to the Lord. Kenneth departed this life on Tuesday, May 9, 2023.  He was Kenneth departed this life on Tuesday, May 9, 2023.  He was preceded in death by his parents, James Pope and Bertha George preceded in death by his parents, James Pope and Bertha George Pittman and his sister, Donna Carol Pope.  Pittman and his sister, Donna Carol Pope.  Kenneth leaves to cherish his memories:  his one and only Kenneth leaves to cherish his memories:  his one and only daughter, Jasmine Nicole Pope; the love of his life, Deborah daughter, Jasmine Nicole Pope; the love of his life, Deborah Anderson; a bonus daughter, Jasmine White; two sisters, Sharon Anderson; a bonus daughter, Jasmine White; two sisters, Sharon and Denise Pope; aunts, Queen Keith of Cleveland, OH, Geneva and Denise Pope; aunts, Queen Keith of Cleveland, OH, Geneva George of Chicago, IL and Jerrydean George or Orrville, AL; George of Chicago, IL and Jerrydean George or Orrville, AL; grandchildren, Kennedi, Sadale, Jr., Bryson and Aubrey; long-grandchildren, Kennedi, Sadale, Jr., Bryson and Aubrey; longterm family caregiver and friend, Nancy Richardson and a host of term family caregiver and friend, Nancy Richardson and a host of cousins and friends.

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Services

Visitation
Friday
May 19, 2023

2:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Eastside Funeral Home Woodlawn
5523 1st Avenue North
Birmingham, AL 35212

Funeral Service
Saturday
May 20, 2023

11:00 AM
Eastside Funeral Home Woodlawn
5523 1st Avenue North
Birmingham, AL 35212

Interment following funeral service
Saturday
May 20, 2023

Zion Memorial Gardens, Kingdom Ministries

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