Born in Macon County, she was the daughter of the late Thomas L. Henry and Pearl Dills Henry. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, William J. “Bill” Lopes, Sr. and two brothers, James and Harley. She was a member of Ellijay Baptist Church and was a retired school teacher.
She is survived by two children, Dean Cook and wife Glenda and Brenda Cook both of Franklin; brother, Jack Henry of Franklin; sister, Joyce Tucker of Pine Creek, NC; three granddaughters, Anita Harper, Misty Crisp and Deanna Cook; four great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral service was held at 3 p.m., Tuesday, July 1, at Ellijay Baptist Church. Rev. Mark Bishop officiated. Burial was in the church cemetery.
The family received friends from 2-3 p.m., Tuesday, prior to the service at the church.
Pallbearers were Chris Tucker, Bobby Henry, John Henry, Johnny Dills, Bill Bowman and Robbie Hartsell.
Memorial donations can be made to the Macon Citizens for the Handicap, 909 Lake Emory Road, Franklin, NC 28734.
Macon Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements. Online condolences can be made at maconfuneralhome.com.