BENTON — Ruth Cope, 91, of Benton died at 4:40 a.m. Monday, June 24, 2013, at Lake Way Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.
Mrs. Cope was a member of New Harmony Baptist Church and formerly worked as a clerk at Rodney’s IGA Grocery Store.
She is survived by a son, Lynn Cope of Benton; five grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Solon Ray Cope; a son, Jerry Ray Cope; a grandchild; three brothers; and two sisters. Her parents were Ed Burkhart and Laura Ollie Roach Burkhart.
Services will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday, June 26, 2013, at Filbeck-Cann & King Funeral Home. The Rev. Joe Daryl Thorn will officiate. Burial will follow in Oak Level Cemetery.
Friends may call 4-8 p.m. today, June 25, 2013, at the funeral home.
Contributions may be made to Oak Level Cemetery Fund or New Harmony Baptist Church, 4817 Symsonia Highway, Benton, KY 42025.