Graveside services for Mable Marie “Mawsy” (Burnette) Cope, 76, of Tulsa, were held Friday, October 6, 2017 at Osage Gardens Cemetery in Skiatook, OK. Mr. Phillip Johnson. Honorary Casket bearers were Patrick Pitts, Kenneth Young, Gary Carr, Donald Cope III, and Edward Young.
Mable was born May 4, 1941 in Washburn, MO to Otis and Ollie (Ford) Burnette. She passed away October 2, 2017 in Tulsa, OK.
Mable was a commercial seamstress for 34 years. She was a Southern Baptist Church member in Washburn, MO. Mable loved her kids unconditionally was a affectionately known as “G-Maw”, “Maw, “Mawsy”, or “Granny”.
She is survived by her children, Lori Cope of Tulsa, Kenneth Young of Tulsa, Edward Young of Tulsa and Donald Cope Jr. of Tulsa; grandchildren Debbie Young, Dalton Young, Jesica Meksula, Cassandra Young, Tonya Brashear and Shelly Brashear; great-grandchildren, Aniyhh Young, Alissa Dawn Meksula, Aiden Jo, Ansylee Meksula, Kendra Brashear, Isiah Brashear, Coreyon Brashear, Deanna Marie Cope, Gordon Brown, and Johnny Brown; brothers, Clyde Burnette, Bobby Burnette, and Jack Burnette; and many other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Otis and Ollie Burnette; spouses, Leroy Young and Donald Dean Cope Sr.; sister, Pauline Shell; and brothers, Bill Burnette, Glen Burnette, Ray Burnette, and Kenny Burnette.