Daily Progress, Jacksonville, TX


August 7, 2013

Kathryn Cooper

JACKSONVILLE — Funeral services for Kathryn Cooper, age 84, of Rusk are scheduled for 2 p.m. Thurs., Aug. 8, at Autry Funeral Home in Jacksonville with Rev. Ken Somerville officiating.

Interment will be at Still Waters Memorial Garden in Jacksonville.

Mrs. Cooper passed away Mon., Aug. 5, 2013 in Tyler.

Kathryn was born in Benoit, MS, Aug. 9, 1928 to James Robert and Alice Mae Cone.

She enjoyed quilting, doll making, and was a woman of deep faith. Kathryn was a member of Beall Chapel Baptist Church in Jacksonville.

She is preceded in death by her parents; brothers, David Crockett Cone and James Robert Cone Jr.; and grandsons, Jimmy Curtis Caveness Jr. and Christopher Eric Caveness.

Survivors include her husband, Harris Cooper; son, Danny Harris Cooper of Rusk; daughters, Linda C. Caveness and husband Jimmy of Jacksonville, Debbie Kay Scally and husband Joe of Mt. Vernon; sister, Christine Johnson and husband Buddy of Coushatta, LA; eight grandchildren; twenty-five great-grandchildren; and six great-great grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be grandsons, Justin Caveness, Mikey Lloyd, Chase Emerson, Chance Emerson, Cade Emerson, and Christian Gentle.

Visitation will be from noon until service begins at 2 p.m. Thurs., Aug. 8, at Autry Funeral Home in Jacksonville.

Donations may be made to Heart to Heart Hospice Foundation at 1402 Rice Rd Suite 100, Tyler, Texas 75703.

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