Julie Sue (Stevenson) Cooprider, 34, Zanesville, Ohio, originally from Brazil, went home to be with the Lord early Friday morning Oct. 31, 2008, at her parents' home in Brazil surrounded by her family.
She had fought a courageous four-and-a-half year battle with cancer.
Julie was born Jan. 20, 1974, in Brazil, the firstborn child of Chester and Sue (Sampson) Stevenson.
She was a loving, talented person who devoted her life to God, family, friends and teaching.
She belonged to North Terrace Church of Christ, Zanesville, Ohio.
Julie graduated with honors from Northview High School in 1992, St. Mary-of-the-Woods in 1996, and Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, Ill., in 1998.
She taught at St. Mary-of-the-woods and from 1999 to the present at Zane State College in Ohio. On Dec. 18, 2004, Julie married Kevin B. Cooprider, originally from Terre Haute.
Julie was preceded in death by her grandparents, John Henry and Kathryan Sampson and Harold C. Stevenson.
She is survived by her husband Kevin Cooprider and beloved dog Jakey, parents Chester and Sue Stevenson, sisters Laurie Pleake and husband Jimmy, and Kara James and husband Jason, both of Brazil, brother David Stevenson and wife Jeny, Terre Haute, niece and nephews Kambree James, Eli and Noah Stevenson, and Michael and Jadyn Pleake, grandmother Thelma Stevenson, Center Point, and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.
Visitation will be 4-8 p.m., Tuesday, and one hour before funeral services Wednesday, at Moore Funeral Home. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m., Wednesday, at the funeral home, with pastors Steve Ford, Doug Parkey and Richard Piatt officiating. Burial will follow at Roselawn Cemetery, Terre Haute.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Center Point Volunteer Fire Dept., the Jackson Township Fire Dept., or the Children's Ministry of North Terrace Church of Christ in Zanesville, Ohio. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.
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