Edna Cope

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October 28, 1923 – April 12, 2020
WICHITA FALLS- Edna Earl Cope, 96, Wichita Falls, passed away April 12, 2020 at her home.
A funeral service will be streamed live at 1 p.m. on Facebook @HamptonVaughanCrestview on April 18.
Edna Earl McKenzie was born Oct. 28, 1923 to William Frank and Martha Dean McKenzie in Waxahachie.
Edna married George Edward Fischer in 1941. Together they had two children, a daughter Mary Deanna and a son Glenn Edward. They made their home in Wichita Falls until George’s death in 1960.
Edna then married a wonderful man Bobby Cope in 1961. During this time she obtained her GED in 1969. Together she and Bobby raised their family and cared for her mother until her passing. Bobby passed in 1981.
Edna was a wonderful housekeeper and cook. You could always find her in the kitchen cooking for her family who she loved. She worked for Rolling Meadows as a caregiver. She was also a personal caregiver and sitter to both young and old.
She was a member of Faith Village Church of Christ, Wichita Falls and later Carter Lake Road Church of Christ, Bowie where she attended with her late husband Sam Hardin.
She loved to dance and enjoyed time with friends. Her most cherished times were being with family, especially her sister Mary Frank. When those two were together the stories were endless and the laughter contagious. Edna loved gardening, her pets and ceramics.
Edna is preceded in death by her parents William and Martha McKenzie, her sisters Virginia Cagle and Mary Frank Alsup, her daughter Deanna Smith and her son Glenn Fischer.
Edna is survived by her grandchildren Brent Smith and wife Deidre, George Smith and wife Sonia, Christi Montellano and husband Adrian, Hollie Shea, Katie Wilson and husband Robby, Keldon Fischer and wife Ashli, nephew Rodney Alsup and wife Sharon, 15 great-grandchildren, and a great-great grandson, great nephews, a host of friends and her beloved Boston terrier Amy who never left her side.
Special thanks to Royal Estates, 1st Texas Home Health, Hospice Plus, and Carmen Rivera.
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