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Edna Lewis Cooper

Edna Lewis Cooper, age 93, Erwin, passed away Sunday, November 15, 2020 at Center on Aging and Health. She is a daughter of the late Elzie and Emma Hughes Lewis. Edna was a native of Poplar, NC but had lived in Erwin since 1957.

Edna was a homemaker and attended West Park Street Baptist Church.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband of forty-eight years, Cicero Cooper on March 24, 2007, one brother, Fred Lewis; four sisters: Trulia Lewis Hoyle, Zula Lewis Brittingham, Ruth Lewis Hoilman, and Reba Lewis Peterson.

Edna leaves behind to cherish her memory a special cousin, Jo Ann Ledford, several nieces, nephews, and cousins.

A graveside service will be held at 1:00 PM Thursday, November 19, 2020 under the portico of the Evergreen Mausoleum. Reverend Bernie Jones will officiate. Everyone is asked to meet at the cemetery by 12:55 PM Thursday.

Online condolences, photos and memories may be shared with the Cooper family at

Robert Ledford Funeral Home, 720 Ohio Avenue, Erwin, is privileged to serve the Cooper family.  (423) 743-1380.