Austin Pope, 16, of Franklin, GA, passed away Saturday, Sept. 21, 2013. He was born Jan. 19, 1997 in Newnan to Jeff & Susan Walker Pope. He was preceded in death by his grandparents, John & Karolyn Walker & 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, Sept. 24, at 4 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 -8 p.m. at McKoon Funeral Home, 38 Jackson St., Newnan. Condolences can be expressed online at www.mckoon.com . Survivors include parents, Jeff & Susan Pope of Franklin; brothers, John Robert Pope, Kyle Pope & wife Brooke; grandmother, Clovis Pope; numerous aunts, uncles, and cousins. McKoon Funeral Home & Crematory, 770-253-4580.