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Sandra Patricia Cope, 69
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Miss Sandra Patricia Cope, 69, of McMinnville died Sunday, May 15, at McMinnville Boarding Home. 

She was born Jan. 31, 1953, in Spencer, was a caregiver, a member of Bethlehem Church of Christ, and was preceded in death by parents Donald and Oletta Hale Cope, sister Joy Carol Swindell, and brother Randall Cope.

Survivors include her siblings Larry Keith (Butch) Cope and wife Beulah, Terry Lynn Cope and wife Lisa, Jimmie Ray Cope and wife Sharon, Phyllis Austin, and Richard Dennis (Ricky) Cope and companion Millie, uncles James Hale and Wayne Hale and wife Ann, and an aunt Diane Crimm and husband Sam. Other family members and friends also surviving.

Funeral service was held at 4 p.m. Monday, May 16, at Bethlehem Church of Christ. Bro. Terry Cope officiated. Interment followed at Shockley Cemetery. The Cope family received friends Monday at Bethlehem Church of Christ, 5544 Old State Hwy 111, Spencer, TN 38585. Online condolences may be made at

McMinnville Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Southern Standard

(McMinnville, Tenn.) May 18, 2022