Charles Cooper

Published 7:00 am Wednesday, June 26, 2019


I can do all things through Christ which strengtheneth me. Philippians 4:13

Funeral services will be held Saturday, June 29, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. at New Beginning Baptist Church. Pastor Joey Mark will officiate at the service.

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Brother Charles Cooper, 63, was born May 17, 1956 in New Orleans, LA to the late Earl and Katie Holmes Maiben. He accepted Christ at a young age. Charles attended Slidell High School and was a great and outstanding basketball player. He was a faithful member of New Beginning Baptist Church until his health declined.

Charles was united in holy matrimony with the love of his life, Tammy Marie Mark for 29 glorious years. To this beautiful union two sons were born, Christian and Corey.

Charles earthly experience ended on Saturday, June 22, 2019 embraced by his devoted wife and family.

He was preceded in death by his loving mother, Katie Maiben; father, Earl Maiben; sister, Diane Cooper; brother, Nathaniel Cooper; father-in-law, Rev. Joe Mark.

Charles leaves to cherish his love and memories; his loving and devoted wife, Tammy Marie Cooper of Picayune, MS; five sons, Christian Cooper of Picayune, MS, Corey (Ada) Cooper of Slidell, LA, Kenric Cooper of Orlando, FL, Jonathan (Ashley) Cooper of Austin, TX, Charles Washington of New, Orleans, LA; two sisters, Annette (Philip) Harrison and Glenda (Guy) Martin both of Slidell, LA; one brother, John (Barbara) Cooper of Denver, CO; mother-in-law, Betty Mark of Picayune, MS; sister-in-law, Tracey Boston of Carriere, MS; brother-in-law, Rev. Joey (Sylvia) Mark , Justin (Twanna) Mark all of Picayune, MS; 12 grandchildren; one god daughter, Rena K. Bolden; five aunts, Betty Crossgrow, Leola (Charlie) Lee, Joan Simon, Glenda Edwards, and Linda Hubbard; one uncle, Jimmy (Sue) Holmes; favorite nephew, Antoine Torregano; two special friends, Willie Henry and Donald Wayne Ruffin; a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Visitation will be one hour prior to service. Interment will be in the Picayune Cemetery.

Entrusted to Brown’s Funeral Home