Kimberly Wallace Cooper

December 20, 2011


AHOSKIE – Kimberly Wallace Cooper, age 46, died Tuesday, December 20, 2011 at home surrounded by her family.

Mrs. Cooper was born in Hertford County to the late Benjamin Lee Wallace and Reba Hall Wallace. She was a bookkeeper at Eddie Harrell‚??s and former owner of Furniture Galleries, and a former member of the Ahoskie First Presbyterian Church, and was currently a member of Ahoskie United Methodist Church. Kim was very active in the local chapters of Relay for Life, especially Cheryl‚??s Girls Team and the Ahoskie Chamber of Commerce.

Left to cherish her memory is her husband, Anthony J. Cooper; daughter Kristina Leigh Cooper of the home; son Benjamin Turner Cooper also of the home; brothers David Wallace of Tunis, NC; Ricky Wallace and wife Sara of Murfreesboro, NC; parents-in-law John and Lula Brown; sisters-in-law Wanda Castellow, Anita Belch and Leslie Belch; brothers-in-law Stephen Coley, Jerry Castellow, Ray Belch and Wayne Belch; 4 nieces, 2 nephews, 4 great-nieces and 2 great-nephews. She was predeceased by her sister, Cheryl Coley in 2006.

The family will receive friends Wednesday evening from 6:00 to 8:00 PM at Garrett-Jones Funeral Home in Ahoskie. A Celebration of Life service will be held Thursday, December 22, 2011 at 2:00 PM at Ahoskie First Presbyterian Church with Rev. Richard Rice officiating. Burial will follow in Highland Memorial Gardens.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, Hertford-Gates Relay for Life, c/o Leigh Nowell, 109 Blue Jay Lane, Ahoskie NC 27910. Family and friends may send online condolences to

Garrett-Jones Funeral Home is serving the Cooper family.

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Sasha Wallace Pitts
11 years ago

Carmen, Gabe & I are sending love, prayers and hugs to you all. Kim has the most precious and joyful spirit that will linger here forever.

We love you.

Sharon Roope
11 years ago

Kim was such a sweet and pleasant person to be around. Her daughter was in my Girl Scout troop for 8 years and Kim also helped out in any way she could. I never heard anything but kind words out of her mouth. My thoughts and prayers are with her family.

Debbie & Keith
11 years ago

We have all been touched and impacted by Kim’s gentle spirit and brave determination as she fought this dreaded disease. May you feel God’s arms wrapped tightly around you during this time, and his presence as you face each new day. Kim loved each of you dearly. Please know that friends are praying for you and want to help you in any way possible during this difficult time.

Uncle Charles and Joyce
11 years ago

Our thoughts and prayers are with you all at this time. Our precious Kim will be sorely missed.

Joseph & Angela Wallace
11 years ago

Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.

Mary Etta Flowers
11 years ago

My thoughts and prayers are with you during this very difficult time. Peace be with each of you.

Mary Etta

Deborah Lee
11 years ago

I did not know Kim…but I know she was Sonya’s friend for life and that made her special to me as Sonya is my best friend. I am praying for your family.

ken jenkins
11 years ago

I am sorry for your loss, our prayers are with you and and your family. If you need anything please call-Ken

Pat Kinlaw Peck
11 years ago


Sending my heartfelt sympathy to you and all the family in this most difficult of times.

Brad & Tanya Haynes
11 years ago

We love you very much. Please know that our thoughts and prayers are with you.