Teresa Lee Coop, 57, passed away Friday, March 15, 2013, at Flatrock River Lodge in Rushville.
Teresa was born Aug. 14, 1955, in New Castle. Teresa will always be remembered for her magnetic personality. She enjoyed people and possessed a special genuine quality of making you feel important and would always be ready to give a hug. Teresa attended several workshops throughout her life, learning independent living skills, reading, writing and pottery. She received the OBRA Award from Shares, Inc. in Rushville which recognized her for “her smile that engaged the community.”
Survivors include her mother, Agnes “Belle” (Groce) Coop of Rushville; six siblings, Bonnie (Ted) Meier of Bradenton, Fla., Madonna (Yuland) Baker of Indianapolis, Karon (Paul) Rose of Richmond, Julia (fiance’ Rick Stanbrough) Wilson of New Castle, Cathy (Steve) Pauley of New Smyrna, Fla., Timothy (Deann) Coop of St. Petersburg, Fla.; many nieces and nephews.
Teresa was preceded in death by her father, Winfrey “Jay” Coop Nov. 16, 2011; brother, Jackie Allen “Jack” Coop Sept. 29, 2008; nephew, Mathew Coop; two brother-in-laws, Max Wilson and Chris Smith.
Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday, March 20, 2013, at Marshall & Erlewein Funeral Home, Lewisville Chapel. Burial will follow in Zion Cemetery in Raleigh. Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 19, and one hour prior to the services Wednesday at the funeral home.
Online condolences can be made at www.marshallanderleweinfuneralhome.com.