Published 10:02 am Friday, June 29, 2018

Wilma Jean Teffeteller Cooper

Mrs. Wilma Jean Teffeteller Cooper, 80, of Mocksville, died Wednesday, June 27, 2018, at Forsyth Medical Center in Winston-Salem.

She was born April 14, 1938, in Blount County, Tenn. to the late Luther Marion Teffeteller Jr. and Myrtle Irene Boring Teffeteller. Mrs. Cooper was a member of North Pointe Baptist Church in Winston-Salem for 35 years. She loved gardening and cardinals.  Mrs. Cooper was compassionate, a great friend, loving mother, and a giving and loving grandmother.

She was also preceded in death by: 2 sisters, infant Norma Faye Teffeteller and Betty Christianson; a brother, Joseph “J.M.” Teffeteller; and a sister-in-law, Sarah Teffeteller.

Survivors: her husband of 63 years, Clifton Dewey Cooper of the home; 3 daughters, Linda Shouse (Timothy), Dianna Walker and Kathy Armstrong (Ronald), all of Mocksville;  3 brothers, Wayne Teffeteller (Janice), Arthur Teffeteller and Norman Tefeteller (Faye), all of Maryville, Tenn.; 8 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

A funeral service will be conducted at 3 p.m., Friday, June 29 at Eaton Funeral Chapel with Dr. Bobby Henderson officiating. Burial will follow in Westlawn Gardens of Memory, Clemmons. The family will receive friends at the funeral home one hour prior to the service.