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M. C. Cooper

Funeral services were held November 30, 2013, at Saulters Moore Funeral Home in Prentiss, for Mr. M. C. Cooper, age 86, of Madison, who passed away on November 26, at Hospice Ministries of Ridgeland. Interment followed at New Hebron Cemetery in Prentiss. Saulters Moore Funeral Home of Prentiss was in charge of all arrangements.

Rev. Jimmie Wood and Mr. Mike Jones officiated. Pallbearers were Michael Jones, Jay Smith, Jared Smith, Drew Lewis, Chip Jones, Marcus Siler and Joseph Dawson.

Mr. Marbury C Cooper was born on September 22, 1927, in Union. He was the son of Will Tom Cooper and Annie Chisolm Cooper. He worked with Georgia Pacific as a utility operator in the power house for many years. He was a member of Ridgecrest Baptist Church of Madison.

Mr. Cooper is survived by his wife, Doris Cooper of Madison; his daughters, Jane Jones (Mike) of Madison, Jackie Lewis of Ocean Springs, Joy Jones of Madison, Jill Siler (Tommy) of Ridgeland and Janet Dawson (Rick) of Hattiesburg; 12 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; and his brother, W. T. Cooper of Pensacola, FL.

He was preceded in death by his parents and five sisters.