Wanda Jean Cooper, 94, of
Greenville died Monday, May 6, 2019. Her
funeral service will be 2:00 PM Thursday, May 16, 2019 at Coker-Mathews Funeral
Home Chapel with Rev. Brad LaFavers officiating. Interment will follow at Tidwell
Cemetery. Visitation will be 1:00 PM
Thursday until service time at the funeral home.
Mrs. Cooper was born in the
White Rock community on October 8, 1924.
She was the daughter of Almer Z. Puckett and Billie Louise Barker
Puckett. She married Albert L. Cooper on
November 3, 1962 in Hunt County. She
retired from First Greenville National Bank as Executive Assistant, serving the
bank over 46 years. Mrs. Cooper was a
life long member of Tidwell Baptist Church and succeeded her mother as church
pianist for many years. Included in her many community activities was weekly
piano playing for many Greenville service clubs. She was an animal welfare advocate and
supporter of animal rescue.
Survivors include nephews,
John Timothy Puckett and wife Diane, Tom Johnson and wife Norma and their children and grandchildren, and Barry
Johnson and wife Janie and their children and grandchildren; and special friends, Jeff and Jimi Bratt. She was preceded in death by her parents;
husband; brothers Billy Jeff Puckett and wife Betty and Marshall Puckett and
wife Patti; nephew Andrew Marshall Puckett and sister-in-law Alzina Cooper Preston.