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Patsy Mae (Ford) Cooper

July 18, 1940 ~ October 7, 2023 (age 83) 83 Years Old
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Patsy Cooper Obituary

Mrs. Patsy Mae Cooper was born July 18, 1940, in Colbert County, Alabama to Mr. Robert B. Ford and Mrs. Frankie Mae Ford. She departed this life of October 7, 2023, at Helen Keller Hospital in Sheffield, Alabama.

She accepted Christ at an early age. She was employed by Wayne Farms in Decatur, Alabama. She was a dedicated employee until she retired after 35 years of service. In her spare time, she enjoyed gardening, decorating, and spending time with family and friends. She is preceded in death by her father, Robert B. Ford, mother, Frankie Mae Ford, husband, Layman Cooper, brothers, Robert G. Ford and Bobby Jean Ford, and her longtime companion, Aubrey Bowman.

She leaves to cherish her memories: three brothers, Roosevelt Ford (Mosella), Earnest Ford of Leighton, Alabama, and Edward Ford (Janice) of Florence, Alabama; five sisters, Annie Ford Howlet of Town Creek, Alabama, Mattie Ford Johnson of Crown Point, Indiana, Barbra Ford Morris of Atlanta, Georgia, and Rosa Ford (Merrill) Province of Madison, Alabama, and Diane Ford Cobb (Jessie) of Muscle Shoals, Alabama.

Her legacy continues with her four children: Mildred Cooper of Auburn, Alabama, Selwyn (Melissa) Cooper of Tuscumbia, Alabama, Aubrey Cooper (Lesley) of Courtland, Alabama, Tasha Cooper of Decatur, Alabama; her twelve grandchildren: Markheia Swearengen (LeAnthony) of Murfreesboro, Tennessee, Direcus Cooper (Lanora) of Birmingham, Alabama, Kyosha Yarbrough of Houston, Texas, Zamera Cooper of Florence, Alabama, Tobaris Freeman of Auburn, Alabama, Kelsey Cooper of Decatur, Alabama, Raven Saadiq (Yusuf) of Atlanta, Georgia, Keyonna Cooper of Decatur, Alabama, Kiephn Cooper of Decatur, Alabama, Tierra Tucker (Shannon) of Decatur, Alabama, Avery Cooper of Leighton, Alabama and Kairon Cooper of Leighton, Alabama, a special cousin/caretaker, Willia Jones of Tuscumbia, Alabama, and a host of great grandchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins, relatives, and friends.


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Public Viewing
October 13, 2023

12:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Trinity Memorial Funeral Home
3935 East 2nd St.
Muscle Shoals, Alabama 35661

Funeral Service
October 14, 2023

1:00 PM
Red Bank Missionary Baptist Church
2851 County Rd 314
Town Creek, AL 35672

Interment following funeral service
October 14, 2023

Ebenezer Cemetery
Wheeler Dam Highway
Town Creek, AL 35672

Please note
*Mrs. Cooper will lie in the sanctuary one hour prior to the funeral service. Reverend Jerry L. Dowdell will officiate. Reverend Lymos McDonald, Pastor.

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