Ryoko Cooper (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

AUGUSTA, Ga. - Mrs. Ryoko Cooper, 75, passed away on Tuesday, August 30, 2011 at Eisenhower Army Medical Center. Born in Wakkanai, Japan, she was the daughter of the late T. Sakamoto and Rise Mikami. She moved to Augusta in 1964. Ryoko liked to bowl, sew, and arrange flowers. She is survived by her husband of fifty four years, Charles Cooper, daughters, Cheryl Knight, Augusta; Mary Frye, Beech Island; sister, Tomi Sakamoto, grandchildren, Deonna Knight, Kevin Knight, Jr., Yasmine Knight, Kelley Grant, Jr.,Laini Frye and Lacie Frye. The family will receive friends on Friday, September 2, 2011 at Elliott Sons Funeral Home, 2524 Lumpkin Rd. Funeral services will be private. Memorial contributions may be directed to the American Cancer Society, 2607 Commons Blvd, Augusta, GA 30909. Sign the guestbook at AugustaChronicle.com/obits

The Augusta Chronicle-August 31, 2011