Mrs. Kathleen Nickens Pope, age 98 of Middlesex departed this life on March 20, 2022 at Zebulon Rehabilitation Center in Zebulon.
Kathleen was born in Dalzell, Sumter County, SC. In the late 1940's she moved to Washington, DC. When she retired she moved to Middlesex, NC. She had a love for taking care of children and people. She worked as a CNA. She was preceded in death by her parents, James Frances and Leonora (Nora) Nickens; siblings, Annie Gray, Lelia Taylor, Corrine Johnson and Raymond Nickens. Her husband of many years was Nathaniel (Nat) Pope. Kathleen and Uncle Nat loved to "cut a rug." Their favorite dances were the "Bird Lane" and the "Funky Chicken."
Aunt Kathleen was a strong woman. She leaves to remember her: many nieces and nephews. A life well lived...
The family will hold private services. Arrangements are by William Toney's Funeral Home, Spring Hope.
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