Mrs. Delorn Jones Cooper

February 2019, Obituaries

Mrs. Delorn Jones Cooper

Mrs. Delorn Jones Cooper was born January 5, 1944, in Leary, Georgia to the late Mr. Frank Jones, Sr. and the late Mrs. Effie Chester Jones. She was educated in the Calhoun County Public Schools, graduating from the H. T. Singleton High School in Morgan, Georgia. She was married to the late Rev. Eugene Cooper for more than 37 years and to their union, Krista and Kimberly were born. She was a seamstress with Manhattan Shirt Company for many years. She was very active in the community as a Girl Scout Leader, member of the NAACP, a member of the Ministers’ Wives and Widows Alliance, a Girl Scouts Troop Leader, and was Co-Founder and First Lady of the Bibleway Fellowship Center, Inc. She is preceded by a son, Larry Eugene Cooper; a grandson, Torriano Robinson Cooper; and a brother, Charles Jones.

She leaves to cherish her memories: two daughters, Ms. Krista Cooper and Ms. Kimberly Cooper, both of Americus, GA; a step-son, Mr. Alphonso Raines, Americus, GA; two brothers, Mr. Frank (Essie) Jones, Jr. and Mr. Edward (Gussie) Jones , all of Dawson, GA; three sisters: Ms. Perma Kendrick, Lake Forest, CA; Ms. Catherine Henry, Largo, FL and Mrs. Effie (Eddie) Cooper, Sr., Leslie, GA; six grandchildren: Jayce Hollis, Marquitta (Darnell) Bess, Sherman Butts, Jakory Wise, Jennifer English, all of Americus, GA and Sierra Cooper, Jacksonville, FL; eleven great grandchildren, including a devoted great granddaughter, Ansleyiah Bess; a god-son, Ijermon Cheatman, Americus, GA; three god-daughters: Shanda Ballard, DaVetta Johnson and Daphana Tullis; her god-grandchildren, Terquavian “Qua” Harper, Adaultha “AJ” Stokes and Dallas Johnson; her brothers and sisters-in-law: Mr. Reuben Cooper, Miami, FL; Mr. Willie Cooper, Sr., Leslie, GA; Mr. Tony (Amanda) Cooper, Sr., Ms. Minnie Cooper, all of Americus, GA; Mr. Royzell (Shirley) Cooper, Vienna, GA; Mr. Thomas (Angelette) Cooper, Fayetteville, NC; Mrs. Vera (Arie) Arney, Dallas, GA; Mrs. Nadene (John) King, Smithville, GA; Ms. Rena Cooper, Conyers, GA; Ms. Barbara Linnear, Mrs. Eartha (Johnny) Robertson, all of Augusta, GA; Ms. Annie Rutherford, Atlanta, GA and Ms. Ann Jones, Riverside, CA; and a host of nieces, nephews, including a devoted nephew, Greg Cooper; cousins, other relatives and special friends, including, Ms. Maxine Walton, Ms. Pattie Young, Mrs. Eddye Mae Williamson, Elder Andrea Oates, Elder Freddie Evans and Pastor Johnie Evans and the Burger King crew, the staff at DaVita Dialysis Clinic, and her Bibleway Fellowship Center, Inc. church family.