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Edith Hopper Cordell

July 28, 1926 ~ April 25, 2017 (age 90)
Edith Hopper Cordell, age 90, of Rutherfordton, NC, died Tuesday, April 25, 2017, at Hospice House of Rutherford County.

She was the daughter of the late Zeno Hopper and the late Bertie Hopper and she was a native of Rutherford County. Edith was a member of Sulphur Springs Baptist Church. She was widow of the late James Logan Cordell whom she shared 61 years of marriage. She was preceded in death by one son, Wayne Cordell and one daughter Jenny Cordell; one sister Ila Mae Atwater and three brothers Guy Hopper, Barney Hopper, Esper Hopper. Edith
was the world's greatest cook. She loved gardening, making quilts, collecting tea pots and crocheting.

She is survived by

Three Grand-daughters: Lisa Parker and her husband Joe of Bostic; Sharon Cordell of Rutherfordton; Laura Hillman and her husband Richard of Ellenboro.
Daughter-in-law; Brenda Cordell of Rutherfordton;
Five Great-Grandchildren: Ashley Parker, Deanna Parker, Phillip Cordell, Austin Cordell and Jacob Cordell.

The family will receive friends from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Thursday, April 27, 2017 at McMahan's Funeral Home. The Funeral service will be at Sulphur Springs Baptist Church at 11:00 AM, Friday, April 28, 2017 with Reverend Ron Wilkins and Reverend Ad Hopper officiating. Interment will be at Sulphur Springs Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will be at Edith's home. Online guest register available at McMahan's Funeral Home & Cremation Services in charge of arrangements.

Cemetery Details

Sulphur Springs Baptist Church Cemetery
221 Suplhur Springs Church Rd
Forest City, NC, 28043


APR 27. 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

McMahan's Funeral Home & Cremation Services

249 South Main St.

Rutherfordton, NC, 28139

Funeral Service

APR 28. 11:00 AM

Sulphur Springs Baptist Church

221 Sulphur Springs Church Road

Forest City, NC, 28043

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