Mrs. Elizabeth Manus Coop, age 84, of Shelbyville, passed away Tuesday, September 13, 2022, surrounded by her family.
Funeral services will be 3 p.m. Friday, September 16, 2022, at Feldhaus Memorial Chapel. Ed Boggess and Lance Bennett will officiate, with burial to follow in Houston Whitworth Cemetery in Deason. Visitation will begin at 1 p.m.
She was born August 18, 1938, in Murfreesboro. She retired from Samsonite Corporation after 31 years of service. She was a faithful member of Fairlane Church of Christ, where she enjoyed serving in the Bear Buddies Ministry. She loved working jigsaw puzzles and birdwatching from her back porch.
Preceding her in death were her parents, John Franklin Manus and Willie Mae Manus; three brothers, Billy Manus, John “Shorty” Manus, and Robert Manus.
Elizabeth is survived by her devoted husband of 54 years, Riley “Sonny” Coop; three children, Pam (Robert) Sandlin, of Auburntown, Eddie (Rhonda) Coop, of Murfreesboro, and Roger Coop, of Shelbyville; three grandchildren, Amanda (Hugh) Hanna, Kirk (Arlyn) Gilmore, and Amber (Kyle) Greene; six great grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers, the family asks donations be made to the Houston-Whitworth Cemetery Fund.
The family would like to thank the staff of Aveanna Healthcare and Lou Lou’s Private Care Home, for their tender loving care of our beloved wife and mother, as well as their compassion for our family.
Feldhaus Memorial Chapel is assisting the family with the arrangements.