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