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Cooke, Lewis Serles

Lewis Serles Cooke, 59, Ola service station operator, died in a Danville hospital Wednesday. He was a Mason and an Episcopalian.

Survivors include his widow, Mrs. Vera King Cooke; two daughters, Mrs. William C. Humphreys of Gulfport, Miss., and Miss Susan Series Cooke of Tucson, Ariz.: a sister, Mrs. Robert Wayne Jackson of New Iberia, La.; his mother, Mrs. Florance Cooke of Jackson, Texas., and one grandchild. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Jul 27, 1961)

Cooke, Vera

Vera Cooke passed away September 19, 1997 at her home near Terrell, TX. She was born in McRay, AR on August 25, 1913, the first of four children born to Edward and Ruby Tharp King. As a young child, she moved with her family to Ola, AR and graduated from Ola High School. She later moved to Pine Bluff, AR where she met and married Lewis S. Cooke and for the past five years Mrs. Cooke had made her home in Terrell with her daughter. She was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother.

She is preceded in death by her husband.

She is survived by one daughter, Diane Clements Jones of Terrell; granddaughter, Deana Hall, Mesquite, TX; grandsons, William S. Padgett; Robert L. Padgett and Benjamin Padgett all of Dallas, TX; three great-grandsons; one great granddaughter; one brother, Lloyd King of Russellville; and many friends in both Arkansas and Texas.

Graveside service will be held at the Ola-Sandlin Cemetery in Ola, AR at 10 AM on Thursday, September 25th. In lieu of flowers, memorial may be made to the American Lung Association. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, September 24, 1997)


Cooksey, Florence (Harris)

Mrs. Florence Cooksey, 45, a Fort Smith nurse, died Sunday night at a Carthage, Mo., hospital of injuries suffered in an automobile accident five miles north of Carthage. Mrs. Cooksey's daughter, Linda Ann, and her mother, Mrs. Anna Belle Harris of Fort Smith, were injured in the wreck. They were hospitalized in fair condition in Carthage. They were on their way to visit Mrs. Cooksey's sister, Mrs. Eva Robinson, of Kansas City when the accident occurred. Mrs.

Cooksey is also survived by her husband, Charles C. Cooksey; and two brothers, Glen Harris of Missouri and Wayne Harris of Fort Smith. The Cookseys were former residents of Danville. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Jun 1964)

Cooksey, Ruth

Ruth Cooksey, age 73, of Rover, AR. died Friday, March 26, 1999 at St. Mary's Hospital in Russellville, AR. She was born in Fall River, Mass. February 10, 1926, daughter of the late George and Emma Corbishley Christophers. She was co-owner and operator of the Rover Exxon before her retirement. She was a member of the Plainview First Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by a brother, Edward Christophers.

Survivors include her husband of 50 years, Cecil Ray Cooksey of Rover; one son, Richard Douglas Cooksey of Rover, AR; a daughter and son-in-law, Charlotte and Craig Richardson of Tonkawa, OK; two grandson, Brian and Chris Richardson of Tonkawa, OK.

Funeral service was March 29, 1999 at the Plainview First Baptist Church with Rev. Jeff Cheatham officiating. Burial was in Hunts Chapel Cemetery. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home of Danville, AR. Pallbearers were Raymond Hunt, Monroe Hunt, Doug Forrest, Doug Ward, Stanley Hunt and Alvin Wideman. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, March 31, 1999)


Cooper, Arthur F.

Arthur F. Cooper, age 70, of Fort Smith, AR died Monday, September 25, 2000 at his home. He was retired maintenance man from Baldor Electric and a navy Veteran of the Korean Conflict.

He is survived by, his wife, Lucille A. Cooper of the home; one daughter, Rebecca Dunn of Ft. Smith, AR; three sons, Phillip Cooper of Virginia Beach, CA, Daniel Cooper of Ft. Smith, AR and David Cooper of Virginia Beach, VA; two brothers, Robert W. Cooper of Ft. Smith and Walter L. Cooper, Sr. of Newalla, OK and four grandchildren.

Graveside service will be held today, September 27 at National Cemetery at 10 AM under the direction of Edwards Funeral Home of Fort Smith, AR. Pallbearers will be, Rusty Dunn, Paul Wagner, Sonny Dickey, Jim White, Gary Cooper, Bobby Symond and David Cooper. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, September 27, 2000)


Cooper, Bobby Neal

Bobby Neal Cooper, age 42, of Havana died Friday, March 11, 2005. He was born April 26, 1962 in Ft. Smith to the late Bob and Joy Cox Cooper. He was a motor patrol for the Logan County Road Department and a member of the Havana First Baptist Church.

He was preceded in death by a brother, Montie Cooper.

Survivors are his wife, Deborah Greenfield Cooper; sons and spouse, Nathan and Amanda Cooper of Springdale, Zack Cooper of Havana; brothers, Ronnie Cooper and Tammy Cooper both of Booneville, sisters, Regina Watson of Booneville and Donna Jones of Rock Island, OK; granddaughter, Katy Cooper of Springdale, mother-in-law, Pauline Greenfield of Danville.

Services were held on Sunday, March 13, 2005 at the Havana First Baptist Church with Rev. Charlie Bird officiating. Internment was in Havana Cemetery by Cornwell Funeral Home, Danville. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, March 16, 2005)


Cooper, Bonnie Eulene (Hawkins)

Bonnie Eulene Hawkins Cooper, 84, of Russellville passed away Friday, November 2, 2012, with her family by her side. The daughter of William and Lottie Mae Thomas Hawkins, she was born November 6, 1927, in Bluffton. She was a member of the East Point Baptist Church in Russellville and Second Baptist Church in West Helena.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Jesse Cooper and sister, Bertha Luker. Left to cherish her memory are a daughter, Joyce Thompson of Ward; two sons, Garry Cooper of Russellville, Thomas Cooper of Russellville; five grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; brother, Thomas Hawkins of Dumas; and sister, Euthadean Cooper of Palm Springs, Calif.

Graveside service will begin at 11 a.m. Tuesday, November 6, 2012, at Sunset Memorial Park in West Helena with Larry Pless officiating. Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. Monday at Humphrey Funeral Service in Russellville. Internet obituary and online guest book are available at www.humphreyfuneral.com. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,The Courier Newspaper, Russellville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Nov 5, 2012)

Cooper, Cecil C.

Cecil C. Cooper, age 79, of Russellville, AR who is loved and will be missed, died Friday, September 22, 2006, at Legacy Lodge Nursing Center. A son of the late John Wesley and Willie Ida Barker Cooper, he was born April 29, 1927, in Altus, AR. He was a United States Air Force and Marine Veteran of WWII, Korea and Vietnam.

He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, Lenora June Cooper, two brothers and three sisters.

Survivors include two daughters, Karen Garcia of Perry and Christine Draper of Wilburton, OK; a brother, Billy Ray Hooker of California; five grandchildren and three great grandchildren.

Graveside service will be 11 A. M. Wednesday in the National Cemetery in Ft. Smith, under the direction of Shinn Funeral Service of Russellville. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, September 27, 2006)


Cooper, Cecil L.

Cecil L. Cooper, age 75 of Fort Smith, AR died Tuesday, February 17, 2004 in a local hospital. He was retired from the U. S. Army serving in World War II, Korea and Vietnam Wars. He was retired from Rheem Manufacturing Co. He was a member of the Phoenix Village Baptist Church.

He is survived by his wife, Alice of the home; 4 daughters, Judy Stone of Fort Smith, AR, Sharon Hess of Fairbanks, PA, Peggy Young of Fort Smith and Linda Reynolds of Greenwood, AR; one son, Perry Cooper of Alma, AR; one sister, Clara King of Fort Smith, AR; 5 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren.

Funeral services were Friday, February 20, 2004 at Putman Funeral Home Chapel with burial at U. S. National Cemetery with honors, Fort Smith, AR. Pallbearers were Tony Stone, Terry Young, Bobby Reynolds, Clyde, Clydie and Anthony Hess. Memorial contributions may be made to Phoenix Village Baptist Church, 4510 Towson Ave. Fort Smith, AR 72901. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, February 25, 2004)


Cooper, Clarence Cleveland

Clarence Cleveland Cooper, age 43, died November 26, 1959 at his home in Eureka, Calif. following a brief illness. He was born at Havana in Yell County and had lived in California the past 20 years. He had been employed as a tally man for the Pacific Lumber Col. of Eureka and was a member of the Fortuna Masonic Lodge.

He is survived by his wife, Ruby; three sons, Clarence, Theodore and David, all of the home; his parents, Mr. and Mrs. C. C. Cooper of Atoka, Okla.; one brother, Bob Cooper of Durant, Okla.; two sisters, Mrs. Foye Kilmer of Zuni, N. Mex. and Mrs. Ether Hardin of Siloam Springs. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, YELL COUNTY RECORD, 50 Yrs Ago, Danville, Arkansas; Originally published on Thursday, December 17, 1959)


Cooper, Edna Sanner

Mrs. Edna Sanner Cooper, age 83, of Fort Smith, formerly of Yell County, died Friday, January 17, 1986 at the St. Edwards Hospital in Fort Smith. She was a native of Briggsville, the widow of the late Homer Cooper. She was a member of the United Methodist Church and a homemaker.

Survivors include one son, Joe C. Cooper of Little Rock; one daughter, Mrs. Mary Maser of Fort Smith. Two brothers, Ernst Sanner and Leo Banner both of Colorado. Three sisters Armanda Mathis and Erma Nation both of Briggsville, and Arebien Payne of Hot Springs; One granddaughter, Mrs. Tim Skinner of Benton.

Funeral services were held at 1:00 p. m. Monday, January 20, 1986 at the Briggsville United Methodist Church with Rev. Dwayn Hoppert and Rev. Clifford Myers officiating. Interment was in the Mt. Zion Cemetery at Briggsville. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, Newspaper: Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas, 1-22-1986)


Cooper, Edna Sanner

Mrs. Edna Sanner Cooper of Fort Smith, a native of Briggsville, died Friday, January 17, 1986 at St. Edward's Hospital at Fort Smith. She was the widow of Homer Cooper, daughter of the late Joe and Lou Spears Sanner, and was a member of Briggsville United Methodist Church.

Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Joe C. Cooper of Little Rock; a daughter and son-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. John Maner of Fort Smith; two brothers, Ernest and Leo Sanner of Colorado; three sisters, Armanda Mathis and Erma Nation of Briggsville, and Arebia Payne of Hot Springs, and a granddaughter and grandson-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Tim Skinner of Benton.

Funeral will be at 1 p. m. Monday at Briggsville United Methodist Church by the Rev. Dwayne Hoppert and the Rev. Clifford Myers. Burial will be in Mount Zion Cemetery at Briggsville by Cornwell Funeral Service of Danville. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, Newspaper: , 1986)


Cooper, Harvey G.

Harvey G. Cooper, aged 58, of Briggsville died July 2 at a Ft. Smith hospital. He was a farmer.

Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Rena Phillips Cooper; a son, Cecil L. Cooper of Ft. Smith; a daughter, Mrs. Clara Ring of Ft. Smith; five brothers, Luther Cooper and Opal Cooper, both of Dumas, Jessie Cooper of Helena, Lonnie Cooper of Rover and Rosco Cooper of Los Angeles; three sisters, Mrs. Alma Pruess of Ft. Smith, Mrs. Eunice Greer of Texas and Mrs. Bertha Smith of California; and five grandchildren. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Jul 1964)

Cooper, Hazel Lewis

Hazel Lewis Cooper, age 99, of Little Rock, went to be with her Lord on Friday, October 30, 2009. She was born on November 4, 1909, in Danville, Arkansas, to the late John and Vergie Herring Lewis. She obtained her Bachelor's of Science degree in Music with a minor in English from Ouachita Baptist University and was a school teacher for the Danville Public Schools and Hughes Public Schools. She was a very successful sales person for Hoover Corporation, where she kept the stock boys so busy they called her "Ms. Hoover. " She then worked for Dillard's for 40 years, where she was very successful and well-known. She was a member of Pulaski Heights Baptist Church. In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by her husband of 23 years, Walter M. Cooper; daughter, Nancy Wood; brother, Odell Lewis; three sisters, Maude Wilson, Maize George, and Irene Lewis.

She is survived by her daughter, Fran Cooper; three grandchildren, Walter M. Wood of Chapel Hill, North Carolina, Lewis Wood of California, and Margaret Wood of Tennessee; one great grandchild, George Spiro of Charlotte, North Carolina.

Funeral service will be held at 10:00 a. m., Wednesday, November 4, 2009, at RollerChenal Funeral Home Chapel, with Reverend Don Cooper officiating. Graveside service will be at 2:00 p. m., at Earl Ladd Cemetery in Danville, Arkansas, on Wednesday. Online guestbook WWW.rollerfuneralhomes.com/ chenal (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas; Obituary was published on Wednesday, November 4, 2009)


Cooper, J. W.

ONE KILLED, THREE HURT - As a result of a dynamite explosion at the Fort Smith Lumber Camp 25 miles east of here, which occured Wednesday morning, there is one man dead and three others slightly wounded.

The dead man's name is J. W. Cooper. He was closest to the explosion and his body was blown to atoms. The largest part of his body that was together was his legs. The parties that were hurt were R. H. Covington, woods foreman, who had several ribs broken and received some severe bruises and powder burns about the head and face. Dan Jackson, who is slightly hurt, and a man by the name of Willson, who is also painfully hurt but not seriously.

The report came here that these men were blasting where the construction work is going on. They were using electrical appliances to touch of the blasts and that the shot that caused the accident was not connected to the firing machine at all. By some unknown cause the shot was fired while the men were at close range.

We learn that the dead man's mother lives in Missouri and a telegram has been sent apprising her of the death of her son. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by Patsy Gatliff, Newspaper: Fourche Valley Herald, Plainview, Arkansas; 12-5-1912)


Cooper, Jessie Smith

Jessie Smith Cooper, age 78, a resident of Ola, AR died Wednesday, August 27, 1997 at St. Edwards Mercy Medical Center at Fort Smith, AR. She was born on January 2, 1919 at Fannie, AR to Jim and Johnnanna Robertson Wallace. She was a homemaker and attended the Church of God.

She was preceded in death by her parents, several brothers and sisters. Surviving are two daughters, Elives Fredrickson of Ukiah, CA and Genive Little of Ola, AR; four grandchildren; 14 great grandchildren; four great-great grandchildren; one brother, Jimmy Wallace of Danville, AR; one sister, Cora McGill of Farmersville, CA and her husband, Cecil Cooper of Ola, AR.

Funeral service was August 30, 1997 at the Reed Cemetery, officiated by Rev. Ronnie Noles. Burial was at the Reed Cemetery at Story, AR. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, September 3, 1997)


Cooper, John Zedic

John Cooper, age 83, died at his home at Dardanelle, Monday, September 16th.

Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Sarah Cooper; and five daughters, Mrs. Inis Ramey, Mrs. Ann Ramey and Mrs.Velma Ragsdale all of Dardanelle; Mrs. Buss Davis of Bakersfield, Calif., and Mrs. Winnie Gillespie of Altheimer. Several grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Funeral services were held Wednesday afternoon at 2:30 at the New Hope church. Burial was in the New Hope cemetary. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Post-Dispatch Newspaper, Dardanelle, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Sept. 19, 1957)

Cooper, Johnnie Mae (Spencer)

Johnnie Mae Cooper, age 90, of Rover passed away Tuesday, July 14, 2015, at Chambers Memorial Hospital. She was born January 29, 1925, in Rover, AR to the late Albert T. & Grace Montgomery Spencer. She was a member of the Rover Methodist Church and a homemaker.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 57 years, Lonnie Cooper; parents; sisters, Mable Davenport, infant sisters Ruth Spencer, Tressie Spencer; brothers, Ray Spencer, Roy Spencer, and Jim Spencer.

Survivors include sister Nell Davenport of Alexander; nieces, Dana Elliott (Jim) of Ola; Jeanie Sutton (Richard) of Perryville and many great nieces and nephews; longtime friends, Marilyn Walker and Kay Short, whom she thought of as the daughters she never had, along with the other wonderful people she considered family who cared for her at Mitchell's Nursing Home.

The celebration of her life and legacy of memories was held at a graveside service at 10:00 a.m. Friday, July 17, at the Mount Zion Cemetery in Briggsville with Rev. Tom Sullinger officiating. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home Danville. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Jul 22, 2015)

Cooper, Kathryn Rhea Harris

Kathryn Rhea Harris Cooper, age 89, died Monday, February 18, 2008 at Hudson Memorial Nursing Home in El Dorado. She was born June 25, 1918 at Danville to the late John Adolphus and Neva Burruss Harris. She graduated from Ola High School in 1935, junior college in 1939 and Arkansas Tech University in 1965. She lived with her family in the Steamboat House, an antebellum home on Front Street in Dardanelle, listed on the National Historic Register, for over 40 years before moving to El Dorado to live with her son and his family. She retired as a school teacher from Dardanelle Elementary School, and also worked at schools in Nashville and Benton.

She is preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Robert E. Cooper; her brother, Joe Harris; and her niece, Beverly Noble.

Survivors include her son, Keith Cooper, and daughter-in-law Teresa Wineland of Little Rock; two grandchildren; sister, Marilyn Benafield and husband Kenneth of Camarillo, CA; niece, Susan Ignacio and husband Greg of Ojai, CA; and nephews, Don Benafield of Ventura, CA and Chris Benafield of Camarillo, CA.

Funeral services were held February 21, 2008 at Cornwell Chapel, Dardanelle, with Fr. Robert Allen of El Dorado officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Arkansas Tech Foundation, P. O. Box 8820, Russellville, AR 72801 or Arkansas Children's Hospital Foundation, P. O. Box 2222, Little Rock, AR 72203. The family wishes to express its appreciation to the angels at Hudson Memorial Nursing Home who took care of Kathryn when they were no longer able to. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home, Dardanelle, AR. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, February 27, 2008)


Cooper, Lonnie Doyle

Lonnie Doyle Cooper, age 91 of Danville, died Monday, May 18, 2009 at Mitchells Nursing Home in Danville. Born March 24, 1918 in Briggsville, he was the son of the late John and Susie Keener Cooper. He was a retired carpenter.

He was preceded in death by brothers, Luther, Harv, Opal, Jess, Albert and Roscoe; sisters, Alma Prviss, Bertha Smith, Grady Cooper and Erma Cooper.

Survivors include his wife of 65 years, Johnnie Mae Spencer Cooper; sister, Eunice Greer of San Benita, Texas; three half sisters, Judy and Carolyn of Colorado, Roberta of California; half brother, Robert Cooper, Colorado; two step-sisters, Elizabeth and Billie Nell both of Arkansas.

Graveside services were Wednesday, May 20, at Mt. Zion Cemetery with Rev. Tom Sullinger officiating. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home, Danville. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas; Obituary was published on Wednesday, May 27, 2009)


Cooper, Lucille "Mimi" (Wagner)

Lucille "Mimi" Cooper, 73, of Fort Smith passed away on Monday, January 23, 2012. She was born June 12, I938 in Stafford AR to the late Silas, Sr. and Etta Wagner. She spent most of her life working on her family's farm, but devoted her last years to her great-grandchildren whom she loved dearly. She lived life simply and savored every moment. Her faith and love of God allowed her to pass calmly with peace and dignity.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Arthur Franklin Cooper; her son, James; sister, Betty Goldsmith and a brother, Silas Wagner, Jr.

She is survived by her children; Philip Martin Cooper, Daniel Robert Cooper and wife Conda, David Alan Cooper, Rebecca Ann Dunn and husband Donald; her grandchildren Bo Deaton and wife Amanda, Victoria Rivers and husband Darci, David Cooper, Jr., and Stephanie Cooper and one brother, Paul Wagner and wife Mavis of Belleville. AR. She had 4 great-grandchildren; Cameron Deaton, Devon Deaton, Shawn Rivers and Austin Rivers.

Funeral service will be at 2:00 p.m. Friday, January 27, 2012 at the Fort Smith National Cemetery. Family will receive friends from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Thursday, January 26, 2012 at Edwards Funeral Home in Fort Smith, AR. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Jan 25, 2012)

Cooper, Luther

Luther Cooper, age 94, of Dumas, AR died Tuesday, December 2, 1997 at Delta Memorial Hospital. He was a farmer and a member of First Baptist Church where he had served as a deacon. He had also been a song leader and Sunday School teacher at Bethel Baptist Church. He was born September 5, 1903 in Yell County, he was a son of the Bob and Suszie Adamson Cooper.

Survivors include his wife, Clara Cooper of Dumas; three sons, G. H. and James Cooper both of Pine Bluff and Bobby Joe Cooper of Pickens; one daughter, Ernestine Noles of Pine Bluff; two brothers, Opal Cooper of Dumas and Lonnie Cooper of Rover; one sisters, Eunice Greer of San Bonita, TX; 43 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; and a number of great-great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a son, Hobert Cooper and a daughter, Sue Tew.

Funeral service was December 5 at the First Baptist Church with Rev. Neil Bennett officiating. Burial was in the Walnut Lake Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the First Baptist Church. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, December 24, 1997)


Cooper, Margaret M.

Margaret M. Cooper, age 82, of Dardanelle, died Monday, November 10, 2008 at Dardanelle Nursing Center. She was born March 12, 1926 in South Dakota to the late Vern and Aleta Young McDowell.

She is preceded in death by her parents and her husband, Phil Cooper.

Survivors include her son and daughter-in-law, Gary and Marilyn Williamson, founders/directors of Main Street Mission, of Russellville; daughter and son-in-law, Star and Jim Stephenson of Campbell, CA; several grandchildren, great grandchildren and many other family and friends. Memorial will be held at The Main Street Missions office, 1110 E. 2nd Street, RSVL, at 2:00 p. m. on November 23, 2008. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to The Main Street Mission, 1110 E. 2nd Street, Russellville, AR 72801. Cremation Arrangements are by Cornwell Funeral Home, Dardanelle. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas; Obituary was published on Wednesday, November 19, 2008)


Cooper, Mr. & Mrs. C. C., - Newspaper Article - Jan 4, 1962 -

Mr. and Mrs. C. C Cooper of Atoka, Okla. quietly celebrated their golden wedding anniversary Sunday, December 24, at the Talihani Sanatorium, Talihani, Okla., where Mrs. Cooper is under observation. Their son, Bob, of Durant, Okla. and daughter, Mrs. Ethel Hardin and family of Siloam Springs were with them. Their other daughter, Mrs. Foye Kilmer, and family of Gallup, New Mex. were unable to attend. The Coopers are former residents of Havana. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Jan 4, 1961)

Cooper, Orville Duane "Od"

Orville Duane "OD" Cooper, SR, age 64 of Danville, died Friday, September 1, 2006 at Chambers Memorial Hospital in Danville. He was born November 1, 1941 in Pampa, Texas to the late Samuel Monroe and Dorothy Eva Hallet Cooper. He retired after twenty-five years as a Civil Prosser, a former Danville City Marshall and a member of the Trinity House of Prayer in Danville.

He was preceded in death by a son, Orville Duane Cooper, JR.

Survivors include his wife of 45 years, Ann McClure Cooper; two sons and daughters-in-law, Stephen and Cathy Cooper of Danville, Michael Cooper of South Haven, Mississippi; granddaughter Jessica Cooper of Danville; brother and sister-in-law, Vernon and Kay Cooper of Louisville, Kentucky; two sisters and brothers-in-law, Nancy and Butch Mathis of Chicago, Illinois, Loretta and Foy Chrestman of Flora Vista, New Mexico.

Services were Sunday at the Trinity House of Prayer with Rev. Eva Houston and Rev. Eddie Morton officiating. Burial was in Earl Ladd Cemetery by Cornwell Funeral Home, Danville. Pallbearers were Darrell Houston, Tommy Knight, Derek Waid, Clifford Hales, Edward Holland, Junior Emery. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, September 6, 2006)


Cooper, W. E. "Eddie"

DANVILLE - W. E. "Eddie" Cooper, age 60, of Danville died Friday, January 16, 1987 at Baptist Medical Center at Little Rock. He was employed at Sav-A-Sum Food Market.

He was preceded in death by a son, Jerry Cooper.

Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Erma Wallis Cooper; two sons, Richard Cooper of Lake Jackson, Texas and Brett Cooper of Willits, Calif.; a stepson, Michael Quinn of California; two stepdaughters, Cristel Quinn of Oregon and Loree Quinn of California; his parents, Floyd and Mattie Cooper of California; two brothers, Jess and Louie Cooper of California, and seven grandchildren.

Funeral will be at 2 p. m. Monday at Landmark Missionary Baptist Church by the Rev. J. W. McElroy. Burial will be in Moore's Chapel Cemetery by Dixon Funeral Home. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, Newspaper: , 1987)


Cooper, Walter Marvin

Walter Marvin Cooper, aged 59, deputy director of the United States Savings Bond program for Arkansas, died Monday at a Little Rock hospital. Mr. Cooper graduated from the UofA in 1932 then worked for the University's Department of Agriculture. He was later a county agent with the University Extension Service until he joined the Savings Bong program in 1951. He was a member of the Alpha Zeta Honorary Agriculture Fraternity and the Pulaski Heights Baptist Church.

Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Hazel Lewis Cooper; two daughters, Miss Nancy Cooper and Miss Frances Anne Cooper, both of Little Rock; two brothers, Alonzo Cooper of Lubbock, Texas, and Rosco Cooper of Eureka, Calif, and three sisters, Mrs. Flossie Farer of Clarksville, Mrs. Cora McEntire of Clinton and Mrs. Nancy Cook of Lubbock, Texas. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Feb 21, 1963)

Cooper, Walter Marvin

Walter Marvin Cooper, aged 59, deputy director of the United States Savings Bond program for Arkansas, died Monday at a Little Rock hospital. Mr. Cooper graduated from the UofA in 1932 then worked for the University's Department of Agriculture. He was later a county agent with the University Extension Service until he joined the Savings Bong program in 1951. He was a member of the Alpha Zeta Honorary Agriculture Fraternity and the Pulaski Heights Baptist Church.

Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Hazel Lewis Cooper; two daughters, Miss Nancy Cooper and Miss Frances Anne Cooper, both of Little Rock; two brothers, Alonzo Cooper of Lubbock, Texas, and Rosco Cooper of Eureka, Calif, and three sisters, Mrs. Flossie Farer of Clarksville, Mrs. Cora McEntire of Clinton and Mrs. Nancy Cook of Lubbock, Texas. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Feb 21, 1963)

Coor, Daniel

Daniel Coor, age 56, of Belleville passed away Wednesday, August 1, 2012 at his home. He was born July 26, 1956 in Baton Rouge, LA. to Richard "Dick" & Marie Pritchard Coor.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Survivors include his wife of 29 years Denise Coor; sons, Thomas Coor of Minnesota, Dan Coor of Kansas, Heath Breaux of Arkansas; grandsons, Cody, Kenneth, McCain Coor of Kansas; sister, Brenda Coor of LA; brother, Val Coor of LA; adopted brother, Ed Short of Belleville and adopted sister, Shonda Penzo of Danville.

Cremation Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home Danville. Online guestbook and condolences at www.comwellfuneralhomes.com (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on Aug 8, 2012)

Copeland, Andy Johnson

Andy Johnson Copeland who was born May 15, 1893 in Belleville, departed this life at his home in Oxnard, Calif. He owned and operated a garage in Belleville before going to California and has a host of friends in Yell County.

He is survived by his wife, Mrs. May Copeland; two sons, Andy Jr. of Ventura and Lamar of Oxnard; his mother, Mrs. Ruth Copeland of Belleville; one brother, George Copeland of Atwater, Calif.; four sisters, Bennie Jean and Stella Tygart of Belleville, Mrs. Bob Rogers and Mrs. Will Rogers of Henryetta, Okla. and three grand children. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, YELL COUNTY RECORD, 50 Yrs Ago, Danville, Arkansas; Originally published on Thursday, July 26, 1951)


Copeland, Charles P.

DARDANELLE - Charles P. Copeland, age 56, of Dardanelle died Thursday, July 24, 1986 at a Little Rock hospital. He was a native of Jonesboro and son of the late Clarence and Clara Copeland.

Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Mary Hardy Copeland; three sons, Steven J., Chuckie and Dennis Copeland of Michigan; a daughter, Bonnie Jean Copeland of Michigan; four stepsons, Amos, Sammy and Joey Winters of Arkansas, and Leroy Winters of Mississippi; three stepdaughters, Anita Winters, Rose Mary Sewell and Diane Patterson of Arkansas, and a sister, Mary Dowdy of Hoxie.

Funeral will be at 10 a. m. Monday at Cornwell Chapel. Burial will be in Brearley Cemetery by Cornwell Funeral Service. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, Newspaper: , 1986)


Copeland, Charlsa "Charlie" Madine

Charlsa "Charlie" Madine Copeland, age 76, of Danville, AR died Tuesday, February 15, 2005 at Mitchell's Nursing Home in Danville. She was born in Sedgwick, AR on August 29, 1928 to William S. "Bill" and Ethel Mae Schales Jones. She was a retired department store manager for Woodson.

She was preceded in death by her parents; a son-in-law, Denver Dennis and a great-grandson Canyon Steele Dennis-Drewry.

She is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Steve and Lora Copeland; a daughter, Mary Dennis of Danville; two brothers, Jerry Jones of Ojai, CA and Kenneth Jones of Springdale, AR; four sisters, Maxine Ray of Havana, AR, Tina Jones of Jacksonville, AR, Billie Haney, Oxnard, CA and Dorothy Keathley, Belleville, AR; grandchildren, Mikki Dennis, Stephanie and Kyle Henry, Sharon Copeland, Susann and Coltr Crowell, Shauna Copeland and Denver, Jr. and Jeri Dennis and four great-grandchildren.

Service was February 17 at the Cornwell Chapel in Danville with John McCourt officiating. Burial was in Lower Spring Creek Cemetery. Pallbearers were Jason and Robert Keathley, Randy and Phillip Renfro, Denver Dennis, Jr. and Dennis Essman. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home of Danville, AR. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, February 23, 2005)


Copeland, Charlsa Charlie

Charlsa Charlie Copeland, 76, of Danville, died at Mitchells Nursing Home in Danville on February 15, 2005. Mrs. Copeland served as a longtime manager for Woodsons Department Store in Danville. Owner of the store, Billy Woodson, maintained stores in Danville and Dardanelle for several years. His family previously operated a merchandise store in Belleville.

Funeral services were held on February 17th at Cornwell Chapel in Danville. Burial was in Lower Spring Creek Cemetery. See complete obituary this issue. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, February 23, 2005)


Copeland, Charlsa Jones

Charlsa Jones Copeland, age 76, of Danville, AR died Tuesday, February 15, 2005 at Mitchell's Nursing Home in Danville. Arrangements will be by Cornwell Funeral Home of Danville, AR. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, February 16, 2005)


Copeland, Jim

Bro. Jim Copeland age 84 of Mt. Ida, and a former pastor of Aly's Concord Baptist Church died October 29th in Baptist Medical Hospital in Little Rock. Bro. Jim's last time to preach at Aly was at Aly decoration service a few years ago. Bro. Jim James A Copeland was the son of the late Mr. & Mrs. Charles Frank Copeland. He was a graduate of Ouachita Baptist College in Arkadelphia in 1957. He attended Southwestern Seminary in Fort Worth, TX. Was an outstanding jeweler and pastured 13 years at West Richland Hills Baptist Church in Fort Worth, where Leland Cumbie was a member. He was pastor at Pencil Bluff Baptist Church 19 years before retiring due to his health.

Bro. Jim and his wife Mrs. Jo Josie Copeland were married 64 years and parents of 5 children, Marilyn Williams of Grand Prairie, TX, Jean Owens of Red Field, AR, Martha Thomas of Little Rock and twin brothers David Copeland also of Little Rock and Danny Copeland of Ft. Worth, TX, several grandchildren, great grandchildren and a host of other relatives and friends.

Funeral and burial was in Little Rock. Joe and Glenda (Swaim) Batowinick former Aly residents and good friends, were among those attending the funeral (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Submitted by: Patron, 10/29/2005)


Copeland, Lora Lee

Lora Lee Copeland, age 53, of Danville died Thursday, August 4, 2005, at Baptist Medical Center in Little Rock. She was born August 17, 1951, on Ocean Side, California to Arthur James and Anna Beatrice Eastland Young. She was the co-owner and business manager of Copeland Tire, as well as Copeland's Upholstering. She was a member and delegate of the Yell County Horseman Association, Arkansas Reining Horse Association, American Quarter Horse Association and Artist Revenue Together Group.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

Survivors are her husband, Steve Copeland daughters and sons-in-law, Stephanie and Kyle Henry of Fayetteville, Sharon Copeland of Baton Rouge, LA, Susann and Coltr Crowell of Springdale, Shauna Copeland of Fayetteville granddaughter, Claire Elizabeth Henry two sisters, Linda Sorenson and Donna Baker both of San Diego, CA sister-in-law, Mary Dennis of Danville and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services were held on Sunday, August 7, 2005 at the Danville First Baptist Church with Brother John McCourt and Dr. Compton L. George officiating. Internment was in Lower Spring Creek Cemetery near Danville. Pallbearers were Don Renfro, Danny Smith, Randy Renfro, Dr. Compton L. George, Dennis Essman, Sammy Hudson, Phillip Renfro. Honorary pallbearers were Kyle Henry, Coltr Crowell and fellow Reining Horse Competitors. Under the direction of Cornwell Funeral Home, Danville. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, August 10, 2005)


Copeland, Lora Lee Danville Business Woman

Lora Lee Copeland, age 53, of Danville, a longtime businesswoman, died Thursday, August 4, 2005, at Baptist Medical Center in Little Rock. She was the co-owner and business manager of Copeland Tire, as well as Copeland's Upholstering. She was also a member and delegate of the Yell County Horseman Association, Arkansas Reining Horse Association, American Quarter Horse Association and Artist Revenue Together Group. See complete obituary this issue. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, August 10, 2005)


Copeland, Mary J.

Mary J. Copeland, age 68, of Dardanelle, AR died Wednesday, June 7, 2000 at her home in Dardanelle, AR. She was born August 22, 1931 in Mississippi to the late Claudi and Jasie Sauders Hardy. She was a retired line worker for Tyson Foods in Dardanelle, AR.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Copeland and a son, Amos Arron Winter.

Survivors include three sons, Lee Roy Winters of Brinkley, AR, Sammy Winters of Imboden, AR and Joey Winters of Russellville, AR; three daughters, Anita Winters and Rosemary Edwards both of Dardanelle, Arm and Diane Patterson of West Helena, AR; 14 grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren.

Service was Saturday at the Cornwell Chapel in Dardanelle, AR with John McCourt officiating. Interment was in Brearley Cemetery by Cornwell Funeral Home of Dardanelle, AR. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, June 14, 2000)


Copeland, Minnie Click (Mrs.)

Mrs. Minnie Click Copeland, age 88, of Azusa, Calif. died May 4 in Azusa after a sudden illness.

Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Luella Loar and Mrs. Catherine Roberts, Azusa; a sister, Mrs. Kate Metheny, Clarksville; two brothers, Prentice Bumgarner, Detroit, Mich., and Jess Bumgarner, Mackinaw, III.; a nephew, John Bumgarner, Sr.; and a niece, Mrs. D. R. Stogner. Mrs. Copeland formerly lived in Danville for a number of years. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org,Yell County Record Newspaper, Danville, Arkansas, Obituary was published on May 1963)

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