November 25, 2015
Date of Service: November 29, 2015
Interment Location: Crown Section
Arthur Marlon “Art” Cooper, Johnson City, passed away Wednesday, November 25, 2015 in the Johnson City Medical Center after an extended illness. A native of Mount Kisco, New York, he was a son of the late Arthur Sterling & Florence Darringer Cooper. He had lived in Tennessee for over forty years… Art was a graduate of Cornwall Academy, Great Barrington, Mass. And Union College, Barboursville, Kentucky. He was a retired Artist. He was a member of Grace Baptist Church, Elizabethton but attended Central Baptist Church, Johnson City. Art was preceded in death by his father-in-laws & mother-in-law: Paul & Maxine Estep.
Survivors include his wife: Jill Estep Cooper. Two Sons: Kurt Cooper and wife Stephanie, Sneedville, Tenn. and Jung Cooper and wife Kelly, a Rogersville, Tenn. A Daughter: LaWrenn Cooper , Oslo, Norway. Five Granddaughters: Tabitha, Jenah, Chloe, Cassie and Jaclyn Cooper. A sister & brother-in-law: Carol & Bob Morgan, Wendstead, Conn. A Niece: Laura Hoyt Johnson. St. Augustine, Florida. His sister & brother-in-law: Kim & Jeff Wright, Johnson City. His four legged babies: Bella & Red.
Funeral Services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday, November 29, 2015 in Memorial Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Tim Tapp and Rev. Paul Webb officiating. Interment will follow in Happy Valley Memorial Park. Music will be provided by Debbie Gouge. Active Pallbearers will be: Judge Stacy Street, Judge Robert Cupp, Terry Arnold, Chris Wright, Jordan Wright, Leonard Peters, Todd Wiggins and Art Smithdeal. Honorary Pallbearers will: Robert Kay, Rubin Pierce, Allen Goodwin, Ken Long, Mike & Sara Sellers, The First Judicial District, Judges, Clerks and Employees and employees of Memorial Funeral Chapel. The family will receive friends from 12 Noon to 2 p.m. Sunday prior to the funeral service. Friends may also visit with the family at his residence. Condolences may be sent to the family at our web-site www.memorialfcelizabethton.com.
Memorial Funeral Chapel, 212 N. Main Street, Elizabethton, Tenn. is serving the Cooper family . 423 543 3839