Wednesday, March 27, 2013

Charles R. Cooper, 88, of Golden, passed away Sunday, March 24, 2013, in his home. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, March 28, at the Golden Baptist Church with Pastor Bill Dudley, Pastor Woody Fletcher and Pastor Jerry Williams officiating. Burial will follow in the Western Grove Cemetery in Western Grove, Ark., under the direction of Greenlawn Funeral Home, Branson, Mo.

He was born on Dec. 3, 1924, in Everton, Ark., the son of Daris and Wilma Miller Cooper. He had been a resident of the Golden area for the past 20 years. He was a retired foreman from a steel and sheet metal manufacturing company. He was a member of the Golden Baptist Church and was a U.S. Army veteran. He was united in marriage to Betty M. Snow on April 21, 1943, in Harrison, Ark., and to this union was born two sons.

Survivors include: his wife, Betty M. (Snow) Cooper, of the home; two sons, Charles Dennis Cooper, of Shingle Springs, Calif., and Gary Wayne Cooper, of Golden; One brother, Glen Cooper, of Ruby, Ark.; and two grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, one sister, Alma Williams, and one brother, Verlon Cooper.

Visitation will be held from 1 p.m. until service time at 2 p.m. on Thursday at the church.

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