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John D. Cooper

John D. Cooper

August 22, 2012

John D. Cooper, 85, died Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2012, at Red Bay Hospital.

He was a native of Franklin County and had been an employee of Mueller Copper Tube and Blue Bell. He attended Cornerstone Church of God and was a veteran of the U.S. Army.

Services were Friday, Aug. 24, 2012, at Cornerstone Church of God, Red Bay, with Bro. Ben Young and Bro. Micah Jackson officiating. Burial was in Belmont City Cemetery, Belmont, Miss.

Survivors are his wife of 62 years, Ruth Maxine Cooper, Red Bay; two children, Jackie Cooper and wife, Dianne, of Dennis, Miss., and Debbie Lindsey and husband, Ken, of  Red Bay; two sisters-in-law, Bonnie Cooper and Evelyn Cooper; seven grandchildren and eleven great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Charlie and Bertha Cooper, one sister, Dorothy Faulkner and two brothers, Charles Cooper and Aaron Cooper.

Pallbearers were elders of Cornerstone Church of God.