October 25, 2013

Leon Cooper


— The Rev. Leon Cooper, 73, of Chatsworth, passed away Friday, Oct. 25, 2013.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Walter and Vegie Cooper; wife, Elsie Earlene Cooper; sister, Ruby Lewis; brothers, R.L. and Willard Cooper.

Survivors include sons and daughter-in-law, Randy Starks, Chatsworth, Gary and Debbie Starks, Resaca; daughters and sons-in-law, Betty Burnette, Chatsworth, Sherry and Carlton Walls, Chatsworth, Joan and Waymon Peden, Cohutta; brothers and sister-in-law, Wayne Cooper, Cohutta, Glen Cooper, Cleveland, Tenn., Alvin and Cindy Cooper, Cohutta; sister and brother-in-law, Mary Ruth and Ricky Long, Dalton; a number of grandchildren along with nieces, nephews and cousins.

Services to celebrate the life of the Rev. Cooper will be Sunday at 4 p.m. from the chapel of Peeples Funeral Home with the Rev. Gene James officiating. Interment will be in Concord Cemetery in Cohutta.

The family will receive friends today from 5 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home.

Peeples Funeral Home and Crematory of Chatsworth is in charge of arrangements.