Russel Owen Cope, Sr.

Grafton | Thursday, April 25 2013

DATELINE:    Grafton

NAME:  Russel Owen Cope, Sr.

AGE: 80  BORN:  April 25, 1933 in Grafton, IL.

DIED:  9:50 a.m. Monday April 29, 2013 at

PARENTS: Alvin & Ruby (Beesaw) Cope (Both Deceased)

MARRIED:  Janet C. Wallace  (Died: Dec. 7, 2005)

DATE & PLACE: 1980 in St. Louis

OCCUPATION:  Retired from Duncan Foundry in Alton


VISITATION: 1-3 p.m.  Sunday  May 5, 2013

At Alexander & Gubser Funeral Home in Jerseyville

FUNERAL: 3:00 p.m. Sunday May 5, 2013

At Alexander & Gubser Funeral Home in Jerseyville

Military Rites by Jerseyville American Legion Post #492

CLERGY: Rev. Sonny Renken

BURIAL: Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery in St. Louis at a later time.

MEMORIALS: In Lieu of Flowers, The Family


CHILDREN:  Mary Jane Woolsey, Sally Ann Woolsey and

Russel Owen Cope, Jr.

GRANDCHILDREN: Amber Lynn Hampshire, Derek Allen Woolsey, Alex Joseph Woolsey and Sophia Caroline Cope.

GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN: Emily Ikue Rose Hampshire, Hope Hampshire, Ethan Hampshire.

SISTER:  Zelis Jean Richards of Brighton

PRECEDED IN DEATH BY: Parents, Wife, Brothers: Robert, Leonard, Bill, Claude & Ralph Cope. Sister: Kathryn Cope

Obit Provided By:
Alexander and Gubser Funeral Home

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