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 Eleanor Cooper <I>Neal</I> Scharf

Eleanor Cooper Neal Scharf

Death 14 Nov 2006 (aged 89)
Burial Kings Mountain, Cleveland County, North Carolina, USA
Memorial ID 17306388 · View Source
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KINGS MOUNTAIN — Mrs. Eleanor Neal "Mumsie" Cooper Scharf, 89, died Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2006, at home.
She was born in Cleveland County, a daughter of the late Earnest Wright and Helen Galloway Neal Sr., widow of the late Jacob Mauney Cooper and the late George L.S. Scharf. She was also preceded in death by two brothers, E.W. Neal Jr. and Hugh Neal.
She was a member of St. Matthew's Lutheran Church, Kings Mountain, where she was active in the Women of the Church, holding several of its offices, and where she taught the children's Sunday school class for more than 25 years. A member of the Kings Mountain Women's Club for more than 50 years, she held all of its offices, including president, and was a Gold Card member. She received the club's special recognition of the With a Heart award. She was a member of the Home Arts Book Club and held all of its offices in her 69-year membership. She attended Erskine College and transferred to Lenoir-Rhyne College. She was a homemaker and avid Bridge player. She retired from Foust Textiles in Kings Mountain.
A special acknowledgement: she was an outstanding mother-in-law.
She is survived by a son, Jacob Neal Cooper and wife, Martha, of Hastings-on-Hudson, N.Y.; daughters, Ann Cooper Law and husband, Billy, of Cartersville, Ga., Julia Cooper Wilson and husband, Bob, of Kings Mountain, Susan Scharf Sewing and husband, Norman, of Ballwin, Mo., and Mimi Scharf of Charleston, S.C.; grandchildren, Scott Sewing and wife, Sandy, Sandy Pizzo, Steven Sewing and wife, Jennifer, Lee Ann Wilson, Robert Neal Wilson and wife, Jill, Sarah Cooper Anderson and husband, Eric, and Jacob M. Cooper II; and great-grandchildren, Aston, Alex and Addison Sewing, Anna, Marie and Sal Pizzo, Zachery, Nicholas and Sarah Sewing, Adam, Will and Lee Bridges, Joshua Armour and Lucy Mir Anderson.

Burial: Mountain Rest Cemetery

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  • Created by: Elizabeth Olmstead
  • Added: 5 Jan 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 17306388
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Eleanor Cooper Neal Scharf (23 Jan 1917–14 Nov 2006), Find A Grave Memorial no. 17306388, citing Mountain Rest Cemetery, Kings Mountain, Cleveland County, North Carolina, USA ; Maintained by Elizabeth Olmstead (contributor 46772820) .