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Thomas E. Copher

October 6, 1929 ~ June 10, 2020 (age 90)

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Thomas Edgar Copher, 90, of Fayetteville, passed away on Wednesday, June 10, 2020.

Mr. Copher was born October 6, 1929 in Crockett, Tennessee to the late Harman H. Copher and Gertie May Arnold Copher. He was a retired MSG with the U.S. Air Force after serving 20 years and retired after 25 years of service as the Circulation Director of the Fayetteville Observer.

A memorial service will be held Sunday, June 14, 2020 at 3 p.m. at Jernigan-Warren Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Jim Johnson officiating.

He was preceded in death by his first wife, Bess Shelton Copher.

Surviving are his wife of 43 years, Mary Ann Copher; son, Kenneth Wood and wife Carol grandchildren, Keneen Culbreth and husband Mark, Caroline Steele and husband Jeff, Katrina Jones and husband Mitchell; great granddaughter, Madison Culbreth.

In lieu of flowers the family asks that memorials be made to one’s favorite charity.

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Services entrusted to Jernigan-Warren Funeral Home, 545 Ramsey St., Fayetteville, NC 28301

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Memorial Service
June 14, 2020

3:00 PM
Jernigan-Warren Funeral Home
545 Ramsey Street
Fayetteville, NC 28301

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