Ralph W. Cooper Jr., 31, son of Ralph W. Cooper Sr. and Shirley Collins Cooper Reno, was born March 6, 1971, at West Plains. He died Nov. 17, 2002, in a vehicle accident at Centralia, Ill. He attended school at West Plains, Cabool and Houston. Mr. Cooper was of the Protestant faith and had been an appliance repair and delivery man. He was preceded in death by his mother. Surviving are his wife, Genney Cooper of Centralia, Ill.; his children, Kayla Cheyenne Cooper and Brandon Wayne Cooper of Caulfield; his father and step-mother, Ralph Sr. and Juanita Cooper of Licking; a sister, Angelia Kilpatrick of Joplin; a brother, Michael Cooper of Joplin; and three stepbrothers, Josh Reno of Joplin, Billy Bishop II of Licking and Jeremey Bishop. Visitation is 6 to 8 o’clock tonight (Thursday) at the Garnier and Sons Funeral Home in Centralia, Ill. Graveside services are 11 a.m. Friday at the Hillcrest Cemetery at Centralia, Ill. Memorials may be made to a trust fund for Mr. Cooper’s unborn twins at Garnier and Sons Funeral Home, 235 N. Sycamore St., Centralia, Ill. 62801 or to Mrs. Cooper at 1408 N. Elm St., Centralia, Ill. 62801. “

Leave a comment

Leave a Reply Cancel reply