Jean (New) Cooper

August 4, 1939 ~ August 15, 2019 (age 80)





Ms.  Jean (New) Cooper, 80 passed away Thursday, August 15, 2019 at Highsmith Rainey Specialty Hospital in Fayetteville.


The funeral service will be held at 2:00 PM Wednesday, August 21 at Butler Funeral Home in Stedman.  Burial will follow in the Autryville Cemetery.


Mrs. Cooper was a native of Sampson County, the daughter of Lee and Maude Fann New.  She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, John F. Cooper and a sister, Donna N. Cashwell.  She served as the Town Clerk for the city of Autryville; was a former police officer, and served as an elected member of the Autryville Town Council.  She also retired as a WIC Clerk with the Cumberland County Health Dept.


She is survived by two sons, John Michael Cooper and wife, Karen and James Franklin Cooper and wife, Courtney; brother, Douglas New; and one grandchild, Josephine "Josie" Cooper.


The family will receive friends from 6-8 PM on Tuesday, August 20 at Butler Funeral Home in Stedman.


Services entrusted to Butler Funeral Home of Stedman.

To send flowers to Jean's family, please visit our floral section.


August 20, 2019

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Butler Funeral Home
6535 Clinton Road
Stedman, NC 28391

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