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Appalachian Funeral Service
Saturday November 6th, 2021
11:00am - 1:00pm

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Appalachian Funeral Services Chapel
Saturday November 6th, 2021
1:00pm - 2:00pm

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Charles Jack Cope

Charles Jack Cope, 93, of Sylva, went home to be with the Lord on Monday November 1, 2021.

Jack was the eldest son of the late Charlie "Ode" Cope and the late Bonnie Mills Cope.

Jack retired from Dayco Southern and enjoyed woodworking. He sang bass with several local quartets. As a member of Ochre Hill Baptist Church he served many years as a Deacon and choir member.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his wife, Pauline Plemmons Cope, five sisters, Irene Mills, Mary Ida Blanton, Dorothy Pate, Eunice Peters and Peggy Jo Williams; three brothers, Donald Levi Cope, Gene Cope and Dan Cope; and one granddaughter, Brandy Cope Hubbard

Jack is survived by one son, Eddie (Peggy) Cope of Sylva; one daughter, Karen (Davis) Buchanan of Elijay, GA; two sisters; Sue Felkins of Carl Junction, MO, Joyce Plemmons (Clyde) of Clinton, TN, two brothers; Jim Cope (Debbie) of Penrose, NC, Donald Alton Cope (Carol Ann) of Sylva, three grandchildren; Brandy (Teddy) Sutherland, Jeremy Buchanan, Keta (Desten) McCall, 4 great grandchildren; sisters-in-law; Susie Cope of Waynesville and Nell Moss and Naomi Turpin of Sylva, several nieces and nephews and special friends; Troy McMahan and Jerry Thompson

The family will receive friends Saturday Nov. 6, 2021 from 11:00 am until the funeral hour of 1:00 pm at Appalachian Funeral Services. Rev. Hunter Gosnell will officate and burial will follow at Fairview Memorial Gardens.

A special thanks to the staff at Morningstar Assisted Living.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Ochre Hill Baptist Church Cemetery Fund, 14 Norman Dr, Sylva, NC 28779

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Dear Karen, Eddie and family, We were sorry to hear of Jack's passing. Mama fondly remembers long years of friendship with Jack and Pauline, particularly that she and Daddy double dated with them. Good memories! May your good memories bring you peace. God bless you all, Amy, Sheila and Katie

Katie Hoyle Nov 7 2021 12:00 AM

We are so very sorry to hear about Mr. Cope. Our thoughts and prayers are with your family.

Walter and Joanne Bradley Nov 4 2021 12:00 AM

Jack was such a sweet man. He'll be missed, but he's back with his Pauline now. The family is in our prayers.

Shelly Busa Nov 3 2021 12:00 AM

Carol Ann and husband We are so sorry to hear about your father in law passing away..You all are in our thoughts and prayers...love Minnie and Alma and Ann

Minnie Mathis Nov 3 2021 12:00 AM

Sorry to hear Jack has gone to be with His LORD. He was a Great man. Carried His mail for 23yrs Great Man Good Friend. Praying for y'all. Roy Green

Roy Green Nov 3 2021 12:00 AM

Uncle Jack was a giant of a man. Godly, kind, loving, strong, and faithful. He will be missed greatly! Love you all, Cope family.

Lori Cope Dennis Nov 3 2021 12:00 AM

Sending love to you all. I loved Jack and Pauline both. Jack is now singing in Heaven about our Savior. What a legacy they both left for us all.

Pauline Beck Nov 2 2021 12:00 AM

Cope Family: sorry to hear about the loss of Jack. You are in my thoughts and prayers.

Doyle Alexander Nov 2 2021 12:00 AM

Cope family, so sorry to hear of Jack's passing. He was always so nice. We are related through my grandmother Carlettie Cope Cook. Jack will be missed by all who knew him.

Judy McClure Sutton Nov 2 2021 12:00 AM

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