AUGUSTA, Ga. - Entered into rest Thursday, May 2, 2002, at the University Hospital. Mr. Johnny Lee Cooper of Sibley Road. Funeral services will be held Tuesday, May 7, 2002, at 11a.m. at Galilee Missionary Baptist Church with Rev. Oscar Wells officiating. Burial will be at Walker Memorial Park. He was a native of Burke County and former truck driver. Survivors are his wife, Mary Cooper; three daughters, Tomeka Nelson, Kela Nelson and Pamela Nelson, all of Augusta; father, Grosy Cooper; three sisters, Lizzie OBryant, Lucille Burnett, Gloria (Marcell) Cooper Morton, Augusta; four brothers, Eddie J. Cooper, Willie F. (Denise) Cooper, Grosy (Carla) Cooper Jr. of Augusta and Mikel Cooper, Aiken S.C.; two grandchildren; a host of nieces; nephews; cousins; other relatives and friends. Williams Funeral Home, 1765 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.
The Augusta Chronicle May 5, 2002