Originally created 10/27/01

Mrs. Eliza Cope



FAIRFAX, S.C., - Mrs. Eliza "Tootsie" Cope, 56, of Ulmer Road, died Thursday, evening at the Allendale County Hospital after an extended illness. Mrs. Cope was born in Allendale County, July 22, 1945, the daughter of the late Johnny Steed and Inez Steed. She was married to Charles Cope Jr. a member of the Bethel Baptist Church and a homemaker. Surviving besides her husband are, two brothers, Johnny Steed and Jimmy Steed both of Barnwell; three sisters, Yuanita Crosby, Kathline Still and Polly Sheapard all of Barnwell. Funeral services will be held Sunday afternoon at 2 p.m., in the Bethel Baptist Church with burial in the Bethel Cemetery. Visitation will be held Saturday evening from 7 to 9 p.m., at the familys residence. Smith-Rhoden Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. The Augusta Chronicle October 27, 2001