Kimberly Wallace Cooper

Published 11:13 am Wednesday, December 21, 2011

AHOSKIE – Kimberly Wallace Cooper, age 46, died Tuesday, December 20, 2011 at home surrounded by her family.

Mrs. Cooper was born in Hertford County to the late Benjamin Lee Wallace and Reba Hall Wallace.  She was a bookkeeper at Eddie Harrell’s and former owner of Furniture Galleries, and a member of the Ahoskie First Presbyterian Church.  Kim was very active in the local chapters of Relay for Life, especially Cheryl’s Girls Team and the Ahoskie Chamber of Commerce.

Left to cherish her memory is her husband, Anthony J. Cooper; daughter, Kristina Leigh Cooper of the home; son, Benjamin Turner Cooper also of the home; brothers, David Wallace of Tunis and Ricky Wallace and wife, Sara, of Murfreesboro; parents-in-law, John and Lula Brown; sisters-in-law, Wanda Castellow, Anita Belch and Leslie Belch; brothers-in-law, Stephen Coley, Jerry Castellow, Ray Belch and Wayne Belch; four nieces; two nephews; four great-nieces and two great-nephews.  She was predeceased by her sister, Cheryl Coley in 2006.

The family will receive friends Wednesday evening from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Garrett-Jones Funeral Home in Ahoskie.

A Celebration of Life service will be held at 2 p.m. on Thursday, December 22, 2011 at Ahoskie First Presbyterian Church with the Rev. Richard Rice officiating.  Burial will follow in Highland Memorial Gardens.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, Hertford-Gates Relay for Life, c/o Leigh Nowell, 109 Blue Jay Lane, Ahoskie NC 27910.

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Garrett-Jones Funeral Home is serving the Cooper family.