NORA TYREE AKER COPE
Source: Crawfordsville Journal Review 18-Mar-1963 p. 6
Mrs. Nora Cope Succumbs At 78; Rites Wednesday- ALAMO- Mrs. Nora L. Cope, 78, died at 7:25 a.m. Sunday in the Westbrook Nursing Home. She had been in failing health eight years and seriously ill one week. Mrs. Cope lived in this community for 10 years before becoming a patient at the nursing home. She was born Aug. 27, 1884, at Burnside, Ky., the daughter of John and Mary Tyree. She was twice married. Her first marriage, in 1911, was to Estell Aker. In February of 1927 she married Finley Cope. They were married at Somerset, Ky. He died in 1960. Mrs. Cope was educated in Kentucky and was a member of the Baptist Church at Hollingsburg, Ky. Surviving are a son, Don Aker of Crawfordsville; a daughter-in-law, Mrs. Helen Aker of Crawfordsville; two stepdaughters, Mrs. Ora Gillis of Crawfordsville and Mrs. Marie Wright of Middletown, Ohio; one granddaughter and nine stepgrandchildren. Funeral services will be conducted at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Servies’ Funeral Home at Waynetown. Rev. John R. Servies will officiate. Interment will be in the Alamo Cemetery. Friends may pay their respects at the funeral home after 4 p.m. Tuesday.
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