LAWRENCEVILLE George Pope George Nick Pope, age 83, of Lawrenceville, GA, passed away on Sunday, March 31, 2013. He is survived by his wife of 43 years Rebecca Pope, daughter and son in law, Bonnie and Gary Matthews of Dacula, GA; son and daughter in law, Nick and Susan Pope of Suwanee, GA; daughter and son in law, Sharon and Barry Russell of Durham, NC; grandchildren, Tyler Matthews, Drew Matthews, Erin Matthews, George Pope and Jillian Pope; sisters, Shirley Johnson of Lawrenceville, GA and Nena Carroll of Fitzgerald, GA, and his best friend of 80 years Cecil Rigdon and his wife Nell of Ocilla, GA, numerous nieces, nephews and extended family and friends. George is preceded in death by his parents Nick George and Ella Mae (Ware) Pope, brothers, Nick Pope and Paul Pope. George was born in Fitzgerald, Georgia, he served in the US Navy and retired as an Engineer from GTE. The family will receive visitors on Wednesday, April 3, 2013 starting at 3:00 pm followed by A Memorial Service Honoring the Life of George at 5:00 pm at Tom M. Wages Lawrenceville Chapel. Deacon Nicholas Johnson will officiate. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Hope Clinic, P.O. Box 1247, Lawrenceville, GA, 30046 Condolences may be sent or viewed at arrangements have been entrusted to Tom M. Wages, 120 Scenic Highway, Lawrenceville, GA 30046 770-963-2411