Funeral services for Mrs. Bobbye J. Reed Cope, age 87, of Livingston will be conducted 2 p.m., Monday, July 3, 2017 from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home. Rev. Craig Green will officiate. Burial will be in the Overton County Memorial Gardens. The family will welcome friends on Monday morning from 11 a.m. until time of services at 2 p.m.
Mrs. Cope passed from this life on Tuesday afternoon, June 27, 2017 at the Bethesda Health Care Center in Cookeville. She was born in Overton County, January 4, 1930 to the late Ernest & Alice Kirby Reed. Bobbye was a 1946 graduate of Livingston Academy and went on to Tennessee Tech.
Bobbye is survived by her son, Carvel "Buddy" Cope, Jr. of Livingston, TN; daughters, Karen Byrd of Fairfax, VA & Monica Eldridge & husband Boone of Cookeville, TN; grandchildren, Dr. Amy Thompson, Mary Jeanes, Jordan Byrd, Hannah Breymeier & Rachel Lubin; & 8 great grandchildren.
In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Carvel Cope, Sr., and sister, Eliza Maynord.
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