Jim Cooper, 82, Hampton, died Jan. 17, 2010. He was born Mary 5, 1927 in Fayette County. He was preceded in death by his parents, James and Annie Mae Hembre Cooper. He was a veteran of the United States Army and a retired brick mason.
Memorial services were at the Conner-Westbury Funeral Home chapel with the Rev. Gene Walton officiating. Interment was at Camp Memorial Park, Fayetteville. Survivors include his wife, Evie Dell Cooper, Hampton; children, Jimmy and Betty Cooper, Inez and Jimmy Price, Thomas and Annetta Cooper, Steve and Kathy Cooper, Lisa and Rodney Fordham, and Greg and Kelly Cooper; 15 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild. Conner-Westbury Funeral Home, Griffin, was in charge.