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.