Patricia Brittain Cooper Pyle - Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Homes & Crematory

Patricia Brittain Cooper Pyle

December 21, 1932 - February 20, 2023

Patricia Brittain Cooper Pyle, age 90, of Bear, DE, and formerly of Mt. Pleasant, SC, passed away peacefully, surrounded by her loving family on Monday, February 20, 2023.

Patricia was born December 21, 1932 and graduated from Graham High School and the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. She was a primary and elementary public school teacher. She was a member of Hibben United Methodist Church and taught Sunday School in different locations for 30 years. Her deepest desire was for people to use Love (caring about the other person’s needs) as the method for solving problems.

Patricia is survived by her sons Thomas B. Cooper IV of Bear, DE and John B. Cooper of Virginia Beach, VA and four grandchildren.

A visitation for family and friends will be held from 2 pm until 4 pm on Saturday, March 4, 2023, at Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 275 East Main Street, Middletown, DE. A memorial service will be announced later this summer in Conway SC.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Patricia’s memory to Habitat for Humanity of New Castle County, 1920 Hutton Street, Wilmington, DE 19802 or online by clicking here.


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6 Condolences for Patricia Brittain Cooper Pyle

  • Patricia was a fantastic, loving aunt and I treasure my memories of being with her in Myrtle Beach and Charleston. Yucca Avenue play dates and many travel stops in Mount Pleasant. No matter what was happening, Patricia was always so positive…it was like getting a happy-shot to visit with her!

  • Mom always hated injustice and wanted people to act out of love.
    There was a time that she felt was a very important point in her life:
    The civil rights act of 1964 forced de-segregation in South Carolina.
    Patricia had two small children at home and went to work for 5 years
    as a teacher in Horry County to help integrate the school system.
    We love you.

  • We are very sorry to hear of the passing of Patricia. She was the sweetest lady that we have ever met. Our prayers & thoughts are with the Cooper family. Love to all of you ♥️🙏🏻

    Ron & Mary Dean

  • It was an honor to know Patricia. Starting in 1990, First we played tennis, she was terrific at the net. Then we worked together in Membership at Snee Farm Country Club in Mount Pleasant, SC . Patricia made me a more compassionate, understanding person. She was so kind, generous, a friend to all. Watching sports , reading and financial news were activities, as well as brisk walks. She adored her sons, Thomas and John. Their wives Tina and Cindy were like her own daughters..,Her lovely face and beautiful soul will live on in many lives she touched. She would say. We will make today a good day!

  • My sincere condolences; I am blessed to crossed paths with Ms. Pyle and her kind and loving spirit. When Ms. Pyle went for walks, she would light up my office with her warm friendly smile and she would always say hello and asked me how my day was going. Ms. Pyle will always be remembered in my heart and will be truly be missed!

  • She was a great mom and I miss her so much