Henry Cook Pope was born May 31, 1881 in Knox Co., KY and died June 22, 1956 in Madison Co., KY.He married Della Ramsey born April 26, 1886 and died January 09, 1968 in Fayette Co., KY.They are both buried in the Richmond Cemetery, Madison Co., KY. Henry Pope's parents were Joshua Tye Pope born April 3, 1843 and Samantha Jane Foley born July 23, 1843.(Photo of Joshua Tye Pope at my website)
Henry and Della had 2 children:Mason Glenmore Pope born June 28, 1910; died February 09, 1980 and Russell Lee Pope born January 19, 1908; died October 15, 1945.They are also buried in the Richmond Cemetery.
Henry Cook Pope started the Pope Hospital on North Second St. in Richmond, KY with his two sons.His sister, Daisy Belle Pope Vaughn Cline was my ggrandmother.
His obituary was in my family records. Obituary of Dr. Henry Cook Pope (Brother of Daisy Belle Pope) (May 31, 1881 to June 22, 1956) . . . LOCAL PHYSICIAN DIES AT OFFICE
Dr. Henry Cook Pope, 75, died at 4:30 pm Friday in his office at the Pope Hospital of a heart attack. The physician had been ill last week but had resumed his duties at the hopsital on Tuesday. In 1940, Dr. Pope, along with his sons, Dr. Mason Pope, and the lat Dr. R. L. Pope, opened the hospital on North Second Street. Dr. Pope was born in Knox County and attended the University of Lousiville School of Medicine.For 32 years, he practived medicine in Kirksville.He was a member of the Kirksville Christian Church, the Madison County Medical Society and the Kentucky Medical Society. He is survived, besides his son, by his wife, Mrs. Della Ramsey Pope; a sister, Mrs. Daisy Cline, Knoxville, Tenn.; a brother, Charles Pope, Burgin; two grandchildren, Glenna Maason Pope and Miles Henry Pope; several nephews and one niece. Funeral Services will be held at the residence on Lexington Rd at 3 p.m. (CDT) Monday with Dr. F. N. Tinder officiating, assisted by the Rev. W. R. Royce, Burial will be in the Richmond Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Steeley Terrill, George Baker and four nephews.Honorary pallbearers will include memebers of the Madison County Medical Society together with Oren L. Collins. The body will be removed from the Oldham, Roberts, and Powell Funeral home to the residence at 3 p.m. Sunday.