Jimmie Don CopeMarch 8, 1934 ~ February 6, 2020 (age 85)
Mr. Jimmie Cope, age 85, of Benton, KY passed away on Thursday, February 6, 2020 at his home surrounded by his loving family.
Born March 8, 1934 in McCracken County, KY, he was the son of the late Glenton and Edna Barrett Cope. He retired from Treas Lumber Company after 47 years. He loved gardening, hunting with his brothers and playing music with his friends.
Surviving are his wife Frances York Cope; two daughters, Sharon Benrock and Mary Sue O’Daniel, husband Matt; grandchildren, Joseph Benrock, Rachael McCary, husband Grant all of Benton; sister, Rebecca Yeckering; brothers, Kenny Cope, wife Daphne and Glen Cope, wife Mae; step-son, Mitchell York, wife Donna; several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his wife of 50 years Edna Sue West Cope; son, Gary Cope; grandson, Jeremy Benrock; sister, Carolyn Park; and half-brother, Glen Hale Cope.
A funeral for Jimmie will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, February 10, 2020 at Filbeck-Cann Funeral Home of Milner & Orr with Bro. Scott Pinnick and Bro. Van Russell officiating. Burial will follow at Cole Cemetery.
Visitation will be held from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Sunday, February 9, 2020 at Filbeck-Cann Funeral Home of Milner & Orr.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to: St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.
You may light a candle or leave a message of condolence for the family at www.filbeckandcann.com.