Mr. Don Ayers Pope, 93, of Linden passed away Wednesday January 30, 2019 at Perry Community Hospital. He was born in Linden to the late Jesse D. Pope and Ruth Ayers Pope. He graduated from Linden High School and earned his BS Degree from the University of Tennesse- Knoxville. He was a Business Owner/Operator for Linden Dry Goods for many years and a Banker at First State Bank in Linden. He was also a member of the Linden First Christian Church where he was an Elder and taught Sunday School for many years. He was a member of the Lions Club, enjoyed Duck hunting, Quail hunting and fishing. In addition to his parents he is also preceded in death by a grandson Zach Pope and a brother-in-law Billy Tiller. Survivors include his wife of 65 years Virginia Duncan Pope, sons Jerry (Wadene) Pope, David (Sherri) Pope both of Linden, Joel (Lori) Pope of Franklin, grandchildren Deke Pope, Daniel (Tiffiany) Pope and Leah Pope, great-grandchildren Mattie and Gavin Latham, Ellis, Brynlee and Kross Pope, a sister Jessie Ruth Tiller of Linden and a host of other loving family members and many friends. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Linden First Christian Church in Mr. Don's name.