Garnett Lee “Patty” Cooper Ripleyn of Grandy, Feb. 6

By on February 7, 2018

Garnett Lee “Patty” Cooper Ripley, 84 of 6571 Caratoke Highway, Grandy, NC died Tuesday, February 6, 2018 at Sentara Albemarle Medical Center surrounded by her loving family.

She was born December 31, 1933 in Wyoming County, WV to the late Alfon Cooper and Flossie Hatfield Cooper and was the widow of Ernest Linwood Ripley. She was a member of Church of Jesus Christ in Roanoke Rapids, NC. She enjoyed spending time with her family, flower gardening, bird watching, and reading.

She is survived by four daughters, Betty Jo Fortner (Mack) of Coal Mountain, WV, Victoria Marie Jordan (Rick) of Grandy, NC, Teresa Ann Masterson of Nags Head, NC, and Deborah Lee Boggs (Kenneth) of Knotts Island, NC; a son, Clyde Wilbur Cherry, Jr. (Judy) of Grandy, NC; three sisters, Henrietta Shrewsbury of Mooresville, NC, Linda Harper of Pooler, GA, and Pam Belcher of Mooresville, NC; a brother, Harold Grady Cooper of Mullens, WV; 12 grandchildren; and 16 great grandchildren. She was pre-deceased by a son, Harold Edward Cherry; and a sister, Vickie Cooper.

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Funeral services will be held Friday, February 9, 2018 at 11:30 a.m. at Twiford Memorial Chapel with the Rev. Rick Jordan officiating.

Burial with a committal service will be held at 2:00 p.m. at Good Hope United Methodist Church Cemetery in Chesapeake, VA at 2:00 p.m. The family will receive friends from 10:00 to 11:30 am at the funeral home prior to the service.

Twiford Funeral Home, Memorial Chapel, 405 East Church Street, Elizabeth City, NC is serving the Ripley family. You may express condolences to the family by visiting www.TwifordFH.com.

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