1909 - 2004
Funeral services for Hazel Cooper, 94, of Emory, were held at 2:00 p.m.,
Sunday, Jan. 18, at Wilson-Orwosky Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Billy Smith
Burial was in Emory City Cemetery. Pallbearers were Mickey Cooper, Blake
Cooper, Brad Copeland, William Cooper, Robbie Clifton, Dick Copeland, Kenneth
Strickland and Randy Strickland. Honorary pallbearers were members of the
Rains County Garden Club.
Mrs. Cooper passed away Friday, Jan. 16, 2004, at Hospice of East Texas,
Tyler. She was born Nov. 24, 1909, to William Dolan and Myrtle Leona
Gorman Montgomery. In 1942 she married Jack Cooper in Greenville.
She was a mother, granny and homemaker. She was of the non-denominational
faith and a charter member of the Rains County Garden Club.
She is survived by sons, Jackie Wayne Cooper and wife Ann of Frisco, and Jerry
Dewayne Cooper and wife Prissy of Richardson; granddaughters, Susan Cooper,
Mary Cooper, Kimberly Copeland, and Dana Seabourn all of Rowlett; grandson,
William Cooper of Rowlett; brother, Jack Montgomery of Garland; sister-in-law,
Jewel Cooper of Emory; and five great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband in 1974. Memorials may be made
to the Hospice of East Texas or Emory City Cemetery.