James Edward “Jamie” Cooper

Published 5:18 pm Monday, June 30, 2014

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“The Lord is My Shepherd.” — Psalm 23:1

Funeral services were held Saturday, June 29, 2014 at 2 p.m. at Pleasant Valley Baptist Church.

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The Rev. Robert Wilks officiated and assisted by Pastor Donald L. Parker. Visitation from 1-2 p.m. Interment was Sunday, June 29, 2014 in the McNeill Cemetery, McNeill, Miss.

Mr. James Edward Cooper was born on January 27, 1956 to the late Mr. and Mrs. James and Nancy Mae Cooper. He departed this earthly life, peacefully in his sleep on June 22, 2014. He was 58 years of age.

He was born and raised in Lumberton, Miss., and was the third of nine siblings. He accepted Christ as his personal savior at a young age and joined Morning Star Baptist Church where he was also baptized. During his youth, he was educated in the Lumberton School System.

He was known to all as “Jamie” and worked as a Landscaper. He had a special talent for decorating and cooking.

He was very sentimental and had an unconditional love for his family and friends. His goal was to see people happy and would do what he could to help others.

He was preceded in death by: his parents, James and Nancy Mae Cooper; sisters, Dorothy “Duke” Cooper, Lydia Cooper, and Linda “Lynn” Graves.

Jaime will forever be remembered and loved by those who survived him: one daughter, Ms. Monica Jenkins of Picayune, Miss.; three brothers: Dwight Cooper of Picayune, Dorsey Cooper (Michelle) of Huntsville, Ala, and Paris Cooper of Purvis, Miss; five sisters: Jessie Harolson (Ellis) of Odgon, Kansas, Martha Gray (Charles) and Gloria Tatum (David) of Purvis, Patricia Cooper of Picayune, and Adrian Young (Fredrick) of Gulfport, Miss.; one uncle, Mr. Hiram Wilcox (Bridgette) of Biloxi, Miss.; three grandchildren: Alkeshia Jenkins, Jeromy Vaughn, and Cordell Vaughn; two great-grandchildren: Vu’Nyra Jenkins and A’King Walton.

Many nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends will also miss his smile and great sense of humor.

Entrusted to Brown’s Funeral Home (601) 798-4469.