Nanci Louise Darby Cooper was Feb 1,1939 to the late Vearnest Darby and Gurance Ross Bell. Nanci was preceded in death by both of her parents, her husband, Louis Jefferson (Japp) Cooper, sister, Yasmir Gail Boykins, brothers: Vergil Darby and Earnest Darby, and grandson, Malaivee Hawkins.
Nanci attended Trenholm High School for years but was a graduate of John R. Buck in Akron, Ohio and attended Kent State University. She later completed all requirements to become an LPN and instructor of nursing Shoals Community College. She was employed at ECM Hospital of Florence, Alabama until her retirement.
She leaves to cherish her memory, sons, LaVale (Soyna) Copper of Leighton, Alabama, Bertram Cysko Cooper, of Muscle Shoals, Alabama, David Dennis Tommie and Donny (Penny) Cooper, Daughter, Kasaundras Cooper – Tuscumbia, Alabama and Dorcus Mars of Florence, Alabama, grandchildren: Dayun Cooper, LaVale Copper, Jr., (DJ), Yasmir Reynolds, Donovan Cooper- Hawkins and Bianca (Donovan) Givan, great grandchildren: Jaidyn Cooper, Jeremiah Cooper, Kayley Cooper, Kali Cooper, Ryleigh- Belle Cooper, Rowan Cooper, Madilynn Cooper, Mayson Garner, Alexander Givan and MaKayla Williams, sisters: Vernay Ross Bell and Mattie Humphries both of Akron, Ohio, brother, Derrick Darby of Berlin, Germany, aunt, Mattie Long, sister in law, - Otha Lee Ragland, brother in law, Alex Cooper, God given sister, Jacquline Phyer of Sheffield, Alabama and Easter Pearl Asher of Florence, Alabama, God children: Robbie Vaughn, Timerria Thompkins, Vanessa Gamer, Christopher Neloms, Michael Davis, Yavetta Abernathy.
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