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Frank Wesley Cope

Mr. Frank Wesley Cope, 85, beloved husband, father,
and grandpa, went to be with the Lord May 23, 2020. He enjoyed 85 years of
life, and 65 years of marriage to his cherished wife, Luella Cope.

Frank was born to Venus and Annie-Mary Cope December 7, 1934 in
McMinnville, Tennessee. He grew up on a farm where he learned to appreciate
the simple things in life.

Frank married his sweetheart Luella at 17 years old in 1955.

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Above all was a hardworking man of God. He loved to sing and dedicated
himself to song leading at every congregation he attended. Frank was also a
gardener and gained attention for beautiful flowers and vegetables in every
home he lived in. Some his produce made it into local newspapers.

His grandchildren will always remember him for his great big laugh and
belly he would allow them to play like a drum when they were small.

Frank leaves behind a loving family in his wife Luella, two sisters, Peggy
and Lil, his children, Frank Jr., Jeffery, Timothy, Mark and Kimberly, as
well as grandchildren, Sara, Emily, Josh, Krista, Jenna, Angelica, Caleb,
Sophia, Mark Jr., Aaron, Mike, Frankie and many great grandchildren.

His funeral is open to the public and will be held Friday May 29, 2020 at
2:00 PM in the chapel of Central Funeral Home with Minister Ralph Hart
officiating with interment to follow in the Mountain View Cemetery in
McMinnville, Tennessee.  Arrangements by Central Funeral Home, Manchester,

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