Mr. Austin Walker Pope, age 16, of Franklin passed away Saturday, September 21, 2013. He was born January 19, 1997 in Newnan, GA to Jeff and Susan Walker Pope. He was preceded in death by his grandparents, John and Karolyn Walker and Jack Pope.
Austin was a junior at Heard County High School. He was an avid University of Alabama fan and raced motocross for many years.
The funeral is Tuesday, September 24, 2013 at 4:00 p.m. in the chapel of McKoon Funeral Home with Pastor Tony Grant officiating. Burial will follow at Forest Lawn Memorial Park.
The visitation is Monday evening between 6:00-8:00 at McKoon Funeral Home, 38 Jackson St, Newnan. Condolences can be expressed online at www.mckoon.com.
Survivors include his parents, Jeff and Susan Pope of Franklin; brothers, John Robert Pope, Kyle Pope and wife Brooke; grandmother, Clovis Pope; numerous aunts, uncles, and cousins.
McKoon Funeral Home of Newnan, GA is in charge of the arrangements.