Born in Spartanburg, S.C., she was the daughter of Agnes Franklin Cooper of Spartanburg and the late Robert Cooper. She was a graduate of Chapman High School class of 1963. Ms. Cooper was employed with Terry Howe Associates of Greenville, S.C.&bsp; She was of the Methodist faith. In addition to her father, she was preceded in death by a sister, Marie Trail, who died in 2006.
Surviving in addition to her mother are three sisters, Lillian Christopher of Campobello, Anita Cooper of Inman, S.C., and Norma Jean Kimbrell of Boiling Springs, S.C.; four brothers, Bill Cooper of Green Creek, David Cooper of Holly Springs, S.C., Rick Cooper of Inman, S.C., and Gary Cooper of Boiling Springs, S.C.
Funeral services were held at 3 p.m. Sunday, April 26, 2009 in the McFarland Funeral Chapel, Tryon, with Preacher Timothy Clark officiating.
Memorials may be made to Polk County Fraternal Order of Police, Lodge #55, P.O. Box 1472, Columbus, N.C. 28722.
An online guest register is available at www.mcfarlandfuneralchapel.com. McFarland Funeral Chapel, Tryon, was in charge of arrangements