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 Cleo <I>Wall</I> Cope

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Cleo Wall Cope

  • Birth 25 Dec 1912 Spartanburg County, South Carolina, USA
  • Death 31 Jul 2011 Columbia, Richland County, South Carolina, USA
  • Burial Columbia, Richland County, South Carolina, USA
  • Memorial ID 103430782

A funeral service for Cleo Wall Cope, age 98, will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, August 3, 2011, at Main Street United Methodist Church in Columbia, South Carolina, conducted by her nephew, the Reverend Dr. Thomas H. Wall. The family will receive friends from 9:45 a.m. until 10:45 a.m. prior to the funeral service in the sanctuary. Burial will follow in Crescent Hill Memorial Gardens. Memorials may be made to Epworth Children's Home, 2900 Millwood Avenue, Columbia, SC 29205, or Main Street United Methodist Church, 1830 Main Street, Columbia, SC 29201.
Mrs. Cope died on Sunday, July 31, 2011 at the home of her son Larry. The daughter of the late Thomas Trimmier Wall and Alberta Greene Wall and widow of the late Alfred Morgan "Whitey" Cope, she was born on December 25, 1912, in Spartanburg County, SC. The fourth of eight children, she was the last surviving sibling. A member of Main Street United Methodist Church, she sang in the choir for 55 years and was a member of the Wesley Fidelity Sunday School class and the Magnifier Choir. She was a devoted, compassionate, kind and loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, teacher and friend.
Mrs. Cope grew up at Epworth Children's Home where she finished high school and received an academics scholarship to Columbia College where she graduated with a degree in education. She returned to Epworth School to teach and later taught at Rosewood, Arden, and St. Andrews (H.B. Rhame) Elementary. She retired after having taught for almost thirty years. She was a wonderful teacher who taught principles as well as academics and was able to touch the lives of many children.


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  • Created by: Myra
  • Added: 11 Jan 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 103430782
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Cleo Wall Cope (25 Dec 1912–31 Jul 2011), Find A Grave Memorial no. 103430782, citing Crescent Hill Memorial Gardens and Mausoleum, Columbia, Richland County, South Carolina, USA ; Maintained by Myra (contributor 47857727) .