Ross Cooper

Published 12:00 am Sunday, June 1, 2008

NATCHEZ — Services for Ross Cooper, 66, of Waterproof, will be 2 p.m. Sunday at Laird Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Steve Bullion officiating.

Burial will follow in Legion Memorial Cemetery, in Newellton, with a graveside service at 4:30 p.m.

Mr. Cooper was born March 10, 1942, in Houlka, the son of John Enoch and Myrtice Eatman Cooper. He retired from Pyron Furniture Store after several years.

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He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Ineada Cooper; two brothers, John Cooper and Jerry Cooper; and one granddaughter, Victoria Rymer.

Survivors include his wife, Janice Cooper; one son, Doug Dooley; one daughter, Teresa Godbold and husband, Craig, of Natchez; three step-children, Lane McCarty and wife, Suzette, of Woodville, Ray Book, of Pahokee, Fla., and Jackie Owen and husband, Dustin, of Natchez; 12 grandchildren; one great-grandson; three sisters, Beulah Dallalio and husband, Joe Sr., of Vidalia, Patricia Hale, of St. Joseph, and Francis Sutterfield and husband, Sonny, of Winnsboro; special pet Chi Cooper; a number of nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers will be Joe Dallalio, Keith Dallalio, Roger Cribb, Cliff Woods, Robert Dawson and Jamie Brocato.

Honorary pallbearers will be Billy Pyron, Gene Brakenridge, Jimmy Jones, Lane McCarty and Willie Battle.

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