Jeffrey Don Cope, 45, died Monday, July 21, 2008, at St. Bernards Medical Center following a short fight with cancer.
He graduated in 1988 from Arkansas State University and served in the Air Force during Desert Storm. He worked for Trinity Industries.
He is survived by his wife, Charlotte Carmichael Cope; his parents, J.D. and Duella Cope of Jonesboro; two sisters, Pam Dumas of Jonesboro and Patt Cope of Judsonia; five step-children and their spouses, Lauri and Mike Keene, Alecia and Jeff Goff, Scott and Cindy Carmichael, Rebecca and Keith Harris and Adam and Krissi Carmichael; 13 grandchildren, Jeremy, Jordan and Jayden Goff, Taylor and Coty Keene, Taylor and Jordan Carmichael, Landon and Jasper Harris and A.J., Justice, Jayce and Anna Carmichael and many aunts, uncles and cousins.
He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Claude and Gladys Coggin and W.D. and Mary Cope and a nephew, Ronald Carmichael Jr.
A graveside service was held at 11:30 a.m. on Thursday at Nettleton Cemetery with Jimmy Young officiating.
Personal condolences may be sent to the Cope family at www.greggfunerals.com.