January 16, 2014

Clarence L. ‘Buddy’ Cooper

— Mr. Clarence L. “Buddy” Cooper, 87, died Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2014, in Milwaukee, Wis.

He was born in Chapel Hill, Tenn., and was preceded in death by his wife, Evalee Ruth Cooper, and son, Michael Cooper.

Surviving children include his daughter, Debbie (Drew) Simerl, and son, Robert Cooper; grandchildren, David Harris, Shannon (Allen) Girard, Denise White, Angie (Ed) Archambeau; great-grandchildren, Drake, Raelynn, Kyann, Brayden, Tyler, Darius and Mariah.

Our family would like to thank all the caregivers for the last four years at Clairebridge Memory Care for all of their love, care and support and a special thank you for Season’s Hospice for all their care and love. And a special thank you to Tom, his nurse.

Services will be Saturday at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Love Funeral Home with the Rev. George Ross officiating.

Burial will be in Center Point Baptist Church Cemetery.

The family will receive friends at Love Funeral Home on Saturday from noon to 2 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association of Wisconsin and Season’s Hospice Foundation, 6737 W. Washington St., Suite 2150, Milwaukee, WI 53214.

Words of comfort may be sent to the family at www.lovefuneralhomega.com.

Love Funeral Home, 1402 N. Thortnon Ave., Dalton (across from Hamilton Medical Center), is in charge of arrangements.