Dorothy Cooper Coppley

November 7, 1923 ~ July 17, 2022 (age 98)


Dorothy Jean Coppley,98, of Rockingham passed away Sunday, July 17, 2022, at Richmond Co. Hospice Haven. She was born November 7, 1923, in Rowan County, North Carolina, a daughter of the late Clarence and Zana Cooper.

Mrs. Coppley was a member of Roberdel Baptist Church where she taught Sunday School for many years. She worked several years at Family Dollar as a Salesperson.

She was preceded in death by her husband John William Coppley, brothers Winfield, Tommy, and Johnny Cooper.

Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, July 23, 2022, at 3:00 p.m. at Watson-King Funeral Home Chapel in Rockingham with Rev. Billy Dennis officiating. Burial will follow at Richmond Co. Memorial Park.

Surviving, A daughter, Patricia Turner; Grandchildren, Terri, Mack and Tony McCroskey; Five great grandchildren and four great-great grandchildren. A brother, Grant Cooper; A sister, Lucy Russell; And many nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends from 2-3 p.m. prior to the service at the funeral home.

Memorials may be made to the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, P.O. Box 22324 New York, NY 10087.

Online condolences may be made at, Watson-King Funeral Home in Rockingham is serving the Coppley family.

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