Gloria Daphne Cooper (WAYNESBORO, Ga.)

WAYNESBORO, Ga. - Ms. Gloria Daphne Cooper, 56, entered into rest Sunday, April 20, 2008, at her residence. She was born in Ft. Belvoir, VA on May 12, 1951. She was employed at Richland Memorial Hospital, Columbia, S C, as a Medical Technician for 20 years. She was a member of Friendship United Methodist Church, Hephzibah. Survivors include her father, William J. Owens of Waynesboro; four sisters, Donna Bailey (Steve) of Vidette, Brenda Miser of Waynesboro, Sandra Stewart (Mickey) of Waynesboro, and Kathy Owens of Savannah; four nephews and three nieces; and special friends, Roxie Sidel and Cookie Toler. Ms. Cooper was preceded in death by her late father, James D. Cooper, and her late mother, Margaret Allen Owens. The family will receive friends Tuesday, April 22, 2008, from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m. at DeLoach Funeral Home, Waynesboro. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, April 23, 2006 at 11:00 a.m. at Friendship United Methodist Church with Rev. Mike Huling officiating. Pallbearers will be Jimmy Allen, Terry Allen, Kim Clark, Tommy Rowell, Bill Lively, and Urbane Lively. Interment services will follow at Allen Cemetery. Ms. Cooper will lie-in-state one hour prior to the service. The family will accept floral arrangements or if so desired, memorial contributions may be made to Friendship United Methodist Church, P O Box 64, Waynesboro, GA 30830. DeLoach Funeral Home & Cremation Service, 842 Liberty Street, Waynesboro, GA 30830 (706-554- 3531). Sign the guestbook at

The Augusta Chronicle-April 22, 2008