Clipped From The Brookshire Times
Hope Cooper Funeral Services Held For Hope David Cooper Funeral services wero held at the First United Methodist C h u r c h in Brookshire, Sunday afternoon, at -1:00 for Hope David Cooper, 76, Death occurred early Saturday morning, March 21. "Mr. Hope" as he was affectionately called by many of his friends, was a native and life-long resident of Brookshire; the first baby boy born in Brookshire after the town was founded in 1893. He was the son of the late William J. and Mary Emma (Greer) Cooper. On November 11, 1917, Hope married Frank io Dee Muske. He was a World War I Veteran, a merchant, a former post office clerk, and a member of the First Unitp< Methodist C h u r c h of Brookshire. Survivors are Kjs wife, Mrs. Frankie Dee Cooper; a daughter, Mrs. Doyle Turner; grandchildren, Bruce, Jill, Barry, Paul, Sally and Kent Turner; sisters, Mrs. Gladys Thompson and Mrs. Louise Gra of Brookshire and Mrs. Damon (Berniece) Mnttloclc of La Grange; 7 nephews and 2 nieces. The Rev. C. W. Faulk bought the Memoria Service. Interment was in the Pattison Methodist Cemetery. Pallbearers were Harris Garrett, Jack Dalton, Walter Martin, Sidney Martin, James Austin Bemus, Rodney Bemus, and Frank Culpepper.