GRADY, Ark. - Vernon Ray Cope, 59, died Aug. 17, 2004, in Grady.
He was born April 12, 1945, in Batesville, son of the late Larry and Zonnie Cope.
His wife, Inis Lee Cope, survives of Benton, Mo.
Other survivors include: two sons and daughters-in-law, Donnie and Serena Cope of Morley, Mo., and Larry and Patty Cope of Oran, Mo.; two daughters, Jennifer Cope and Debbie Cope; two stepdaughters, Tina Larao of Sikeston and Connie Humphrey of Charleston, Mo.; and one stepson, Tony Worley of Sikeston.
He was also preceded in death by two brothers, Charles Cope and JB Cope; and one sister, Maxine Hembry.
Services were conducted at 1 p.m. today at the Victory Life Center in Oran.
Burial followed in the Blodgett (Mo.) Cemetery.
Teague an Sons Funeral Home of Newburg, Mo., was in charge of arrangements.