Lillian Marie Tuttle Cope

Published 10:19 am Monday, November 2, 2015

Mrs. Lillian Marie Tuttle Cope, 89, of Advance, died Sunday, Nov. 1, 2015 at Trinity Elms.

She was born Aug. 23, 1926 in Forsyth County to the late Oscar Wiley Tuttle and Eleanor Henrietta “Etta” Griffin. She was also preceded in death by: 3 brothers, Dwight, Hilary and Russell Tuttle; and 5 sisters, Alma Fry, Margaret Tucker, Irene Holt, IvaLee Wagoner and Pauline James.

Surviveors: her husband of 72 years, Willie M. Cope of the home; 6 children, Sharon Boger (Ken) of Mocksville, David Cope (Freida) of Advance, Tim Cope (Darlene) of Rural Hall, Deborah Bailey (Beetle) of Advance, Mark Cope (Sue) of Advance and Lisa Hill (Eric) of Mocksville; 11 grandchildren, Scott Boger, Pam Roberson (Dale), Susan Panozzo, Crystal Warren, Sondra Redd, Allen Cope (Kelly), Heather Ross (Ike), Brian Casey (Tomisha), Aaron Cope (Meghan), Ashley Cope and Brittany Burton (A.J.); 13 great-grandchildren, Justin Roberson, Tyler Warren, Zach Shrewsbury, Kelsey Redd, Kaitlyn Redd, Morgan Pike, Nichole Casey, Braven Casey, Aubree Leonard, Connor Leonard, Aiden Burton, Noah Burton and Eli Burton; a brother, Wiley Tuttle (Eva); a sister, Shirley Newman; a sister-in-law, Marilyn Tuttle; and several nieces and nephews.

A funeral service was conducted at 3 p.m.Tuesday, Nov. 3 at Macedonia Moravian Church by Pastor Steve Craver.  Burial followed in the church graveyard. The family will received friends following the service in the church fellowship hall.

Memorials: Macedonia Moravian, 700 NC 801 N. Advance.