Originally created 08/18/99

Mr. Roy Cooper



HEPHZIBAH -- Mr. Roy Cooper, of 4747A U.S. Highway 25 N., died Friday, Aug. 13, 1999, at Burke County Hospital, Waynesboro.

The funeral will be at 3 p.m. Thursday at Pleasant Grove African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church, Sardis, with the Rev. Calvin Gunn Jr. officiating. Burial will be in First McCanaan Baptist Church Cemetery.

Mr. Cooper, a native of Burke County, had retired from Louisiana Pacific. He was a member of Pleasant Grove African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church.

Survivors include his wife, Georgia L. Beal; a son, Bruce Clark, Honolulu; a daughter, Charlise Middleton, Fort Sill, Okla.; two stepsons, Mitchell Beal, Hephzibah, and Charlie Beal, Atlanta; two stepdaughters, Rosie Williams and Juanita Beal, both of Augusta; his stepmother, Melvina Cooper, Augusta; and 10 stepgrandchildren and eight stepgreat-grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be King Gilchrist, James Herrington, Leonard Howard, Rayfield Jones Jr., Alvin Perkins and Callvin Perkins.

Friends may call at the residence or at Carter's Mortuary, Waynesboro.

The Augusta Chronicle Aug. 18, 1999