Paris News 3 Jul 1997 pg 8 Richard Oats
Richard Oats Richards Oats, 79, of Cooper died Monday, June 30, at his home. Services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, July 5, at New Zion Baptist Church in Cooper with Elder Rondie Williams officiating, burial will be in New Home Cemetery, Cooper. He was born Jan. 6, 1918, in Delta County to Paul and Nancy Lane Oats. He had served in the Army. Surviving are a son, Richard Lee Oats of Dallas; a daughter, Caroline Reynolds of Cooper; a sister, Lucy White of Memphis, Texas; and grandchildren, Don, Chris, Megan and Richard Oats, all of Cooper and Billy Gene Reynolds of Japan.