Christine Daugherty Cope, age 85, was born August 17, 1929 in Jackson County, Kentucky. Surrounded by her family at the Berea Health Care Center, Christine went home to be with the Lord on Friday, January 9, 2015. She was the daughter of the late Rowlan Daugherty and Fannie (Callahan) Templeton. She was a housewife, of the Baptist faith and a member of the Berea First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ).
Christine is survived by four children, Cleta (Hammond) Harrison and Terry Hammond (Sue) both of Sand Gap, Kentucky, Lloyd Edward Hammond (Lisa) and Steve Hammond (Janie) both of Berea, Kentucky, three sisters, Ethel (Daugherty) Gabbard of Hamilton, Ohio, Hazel (Templeton) Powell of Sand Gap, Kentucky, and Avis (Templeton) Davidson of Richmond, Kentucky. Christine was blessed with thirteen grandchildren and twenty six great-grandchildren. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
In addition to her parents, Christine was preceded in death by her three husbands, Lloyd Hammond, John R. Johnson, and Sylvester Cope; four brothers, Marlin Daugherty, Carlos Daugherty, James Jerry Daugherty, and Orene Templeton; one sister, Martha Belle Daugherty Paul; a daughter, Judy Hammond; a son, Michael Hammond, and two great-grandsons.
Funeral services for Mrs. Cope will be 12:00 noon Tuesday, January 13, 2015 at the Davis & Powell Funeral Home with Bro. Monroe Pearson and Rev. Mark Caldwell-Reis officiating. Burial will follow in the Madison Co. Memorial Gardens. Pallbearers will be George Harrison, Mike Hammond, John Curtis Harrison, Dewey Harrison, Junior Hammond and Jason Hammond. Honorary Pallbearers are Terry Lee and Bobby Lynn Hammond. Visitation will be from 10:00 a.m. Tuesday until the funeral hour. Expressions of sympathy may be made to Hospice Care Plus, 208 Kidd Drive, Berea, Kentucky 40403. www.davisandpowellfuneralhome.com