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Cope - Claude


Source: Crawfordsville Journal-Review 19 Jan 1974

-- (excerpt) Claude E. Cope died ? at Culver Hospital, Crawfordsville. He had lived at the same address on Rt. 8 Crawfordsville for 30 years. Mr. Cope served with the Navy at Great Lakes, Il during WWII. He was born Nov 26, 1910 at Eubank, Ky a son of Lweis and Nannie Gibson Cope. He was married to Nina Mae Moore of Waynetown May 7, 1932 who survives. Also surviving are a son, William "Bud" Cope; a daughter, Mrs. Doris Waltz; four brothers, James; Lee; Robert; Clyde; 3 sisters, Mrs. Goergia Gerrinum; Mrs. Zula Wall and Mrs. Dorothy Rose and four grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a daughter, mrs. Margaret Lawler and two brothers and two sisters. Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Monday in Servies-Thomas Funeral Home with Rev. Lucian Robinson officiating. Burial will be in Waynetown Masonic Cemetery. kbz

Services for Claude E. Cope, 63, of Crawfordsville Route 8, who died at 10:30 a.m. Friday (Jan. 18, 1974 ) at Culver Hospital in Crawfordsville, will be at 2 p.p. Monday at the Thomas Funeral Home. Burial will be in Waynestown Masonic Cemetery and visitation will be at the funeral home after 2:30 p.m. today. Mr. Cope had resided in Waynestown for 30 years. Born Nov. 26, 1910, in Ewbanks Ky., he was the son of Lewis and Nannie Gibson Cope. On May 7, 1932, he married Nina M. Moore, who survives. Mr. Cope was a farmer and did custom work. He was a Veteran of World War LL, serving with the Navy of Great Lakes. Survivors include a son, William Bud of Lafayette; a daughter, Mrs. Doris Waltz of Lafayette; four brothers, Jim and Lee, both of Crawfordsville, and Robert and Clyde, both of Newport, KY; three sisters, Mrs. Georgia Gerriuinum of Cincinnati, Ohio; Mrs. Zula Wall of Crawfordsville, Mrs. Dorothy Rose of Dayton, Ohio; and five grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Mrs. Margaret Lawer, two brothers and two sisters. tch

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