October 1, 1940 ~ September 20, 2018

Born in: Nineveh, IN
Resided in: Indianapolis, IN

Gloria Jean Pope, age 77, of Indianapolis, IN died on Thursday, September 20, 2018 at Community Hospital South after a short illness.  She was born on October 1, 1940 in Nineveh, IN to the late Robert Thomas and Violet (Albright) Baker.

She is survived by her six children, Jace Pope of Hillsboro, OH, Arthur (Dee) Pope of Reidsville, GA, Robert (Diana) Pope of New Palestine, IN, Julia (Billy) Hester of Indianapolis, IN, Diana (John Greer) Pope of Indianapolis, IN, Joseph (Josette) Pope of Beech Grove, IN; brother, Charles Thomas of Brown County, IN; former spouse, Charles Pope of Indianapolis, IN; and numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great grandchildren.  She was preceded in death by her parents; sisters, Maria Cool, JoAnn Shotts and Connie as well as her brother, Mike Thomas.

Visitation will be held on Monday, September 24, 2018 from 2:00 p.m. until the time of the service at 4:00 p.m. at Legacy Cremation & Funeral Services – Indianapolis.  Memorials in Ms. Pope’s memory can be made to the American Heart Association.  Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.


Visitation: September 24, 2018 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Legacy - Indianapolis
1604 W Morris St
Indianapolis, IN 46221

Funeral Service: September 24, 2018 4:00 pm

Legacy - Indianapolis
1604 W Morris St
Indianapolis, IN 46221

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The family greatly appreciates donations made to these charities in Gloria Jean Pope's name.

American Heart Association


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  1. May each of you find courage to face tomorrow as you rest in the knowledge that we truly care about each of your needs and that we will be here to walk beside you in your journey of grief.

    Eddie Beagles and the staff of Legacy Cremation & Funeral Services

  2. I love you Gigi and I am going to miss you so much it sure won’t be the same without you and no one will ever take your place you touched so many hearts

    Love heather Rene

  3. Many great memories with granny!!! She was a wonderful person!! ❤prayers to u all during this difficult time!!!

  4. Granny not a day goes by that I don’t think about you several times a day not a day goes by where memories don’t flash before my eyes of us together and the things that we’ve done I miss you so unbelievably much and wish I got to say goodbye I just keep telling myself that this isn’t goodbye one day I’m gonna walk the stairs to heaven and see you again you are the most beautiful soul I have ever met my life the most giving caring loving and beautiful woman ever known! You definitely are the worlds best grandmother and letting go of you is so hard I love you doesn’t moon and back 1 million times over again RIP GRANNY

  5. Hi Mommy just missing you so much I dont know what to do anymore. Please keep watching over me I’m so lost without Love you with my whole heart, cant believe its been 6 months since God took you home.

  6. Mommy I miss you so much it dont seem possible that its almost a year you been gone from us. Oh What i would give to just be able to talk to you or give you the biggest hug ever of just to hear your voice. Please watch over me Mommy cause Im missing you so much and im so lost and feel so empty. But I am so glad God has you now and your back with your Mommy and sisters and brother and your not in pain no longer. I can see you up there running around and having a grand time with every one. Just know that I Miss and Love you with my Whole Heart.

  7. Momma its Me again missing you so freaking much dont know what to do with myself. Please continue to watch over me im so lost without you here. You were my Rock and now your gone Love and Miss you dearly Mommy

  8. Miss you like crazy Momma, some days are so sad and I think of you every day. I wish you were still here but I am so thankful your not in pain any longer. Momma please watch over me and keep sending signs to me every day that your still here with me. A big piece of me went with you when you left me MIss and Love you will all my HEART MOMMA

  9. Hi Momma its me again your baby girl, its been 4 years since you had to go to the hospital little did I know you weren’t coming home again with me. My heart has been broken every since, my life is so different without you here. I cant wait till the day we are reunited in Heaven together, until then Momma keep watching over me. I miss and Love you dearly. Love your baby girl

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