Mary Lena Cooper
Funeral services were held Wednesday, August 13, 2014, at Pleasant Grove MB Church, Silver Creek for Mrs. Mary Lena “Mona” Horton Cooper, age 58, who died Thursday, August 7, in Lawrence County, MS. Rev. Larry Banks officiated with interment following in the church cemetery. Johnson Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Mary Lena Cooper was born to Lena Mae Horton and the late Claudis Johnson in Prentiss. She attended school at New Hebron Attendance Center and later received her GED. She was employed with Medicaid Transport since 1990. She met and married Wayne Cooper in 2006.
She was preceded in death by brother, Claudis Horton and daughter, Hope Lena Mackey.
She is survived by husband, Wayne Cooper; mother, Lena Mae Horton; daughters, Exlena Horton of Canton, Kizzy Horton of Hattiesburg; three sons, Lamar (Tanya) Horton and Victor Longino both of Silver Creek, Joe (Requita) Horton of Tylertown; two step-sons, DeWayne and Wayne, Jr. (Cara) Cooper of Brookhaven; step-daughter, Tiffany Cooper of Biloxi; two sisters, Clara Horton of Hattiesburg and Verlena (Calvin) Fairley of Carons; five brothers, Brisk Armstrong of Monticello, Wardell Horton and Danny K. Horton both of Silver Creek, Jerry (Diane) Horton of Prentiss, and Charles E. Horton of Gulfport; 13 grandchildren.