Rev. E. R. Cooper-age 84 of Maynardville passed away Friday, August 23, 2019 at Willow Ridge. He was a member of Community Baptist Church and had been the pastor of several area churches. Preceded in death by parents, Elmer and Etter Cooper; sons, Mark and Tony Cooper; brother, Tauby; sisters, Pauline, Georgia and Betty.
Survived by daughters and sons-in-law, Thelma (Rev. Clyde) Beeler, Velma Nease, Cynthia (Bill) Hensley, Sons and daughter-in-law, Jack (Kathy) Cooper, Richard Cooper, five grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren. Sisters, Beulah (Rev. Raymond) Garrett, Rosella Wyrick, Mildred Beason, Ruby (Robert) Berry, Robin (Gene) Hale. Several nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends 5-7 P.M. Sunday, August 25, 2019 with funeral services to follow at 7 P.M. Sunday, Cooke-Campbell Mortuary Chapel, Rev. Jerry Tharp, Rev. Phillip Hayes officiating with music by The Oxendine Family and The Berry Family. Family and friends will meet at 10 A.M. Monday to proceed to Hines Creek Cemetery, Maynardville for a 11 A.M. interment service. Pallbearers: Family and friends. Arrangements by Cooke-Campbell Mortuary, Maynardville.