Barney Belton Cooper Jr

Barnie Belton Cooper Jr
October 22, 1919 – September 5, 1993

1919

Barnie Belton Cooper Jr was born October 22, 1919 in Blaney, South Carolina, a son of Barney Belton Cooper, Sr and Anstis Morgan Cooper.

1920 Census Information:

According to the United States census reported on January 10, 1920, Barnie Cooper (26) rented a home in Pontiac, Richland County, South Carolina, with his wife, Austis Cooper (22), and their son; Barnie Cooper (1 month). It was reported the family members were all born in South Carolina. Barnie Cooper was a farmer on a general farm.

1930 Census Information:

According to the United States census reported on April 9, 1930, Barney B Cooper (36), owned a home in Pontiac, Richland County, South Carolina, with his wife, Anatis Cooper (34), and their son, Barney Cooper Jr. (10), and his mother, Janie Cooper (60). It was reported the family members were all born in South Carolina. Barney B Cooper was a farmer on a general farm.

1932

On September 2, 1932, Barney Belton Cooper, Jr. was listed as a living son in the obituary of Barney Belton Cooper, Sr.

1940 Census Information:

According to the United States census reported on May 12, 1940, Anstis Morgan Cooper (42), owned a house on Church street with her son, Barney Belton Cooper (20) and her mother-in-law, Janie Watts Cooper (79) It was reported the family members were all born in South Carolina and lived in rural, Richland County on April 1, 1940.. Anstis Morgan Cooper kept house, Barney Belton Cooper was employed as a assistant mechanic, and Janie Watts Cooper did not work.

1942

On February 12, 1942, Barnie B Cooper enlisted in the army as a private for the duration of the War or other emergency, plus six months, subject to the discretion of the President or otherwise according to law at Charleston, South Carolina, United States.

1943

On June 8, 1943, Barney Cooper listed as the living grandson in the obituary of Mrs. Jane B. Cooper.

1946

On June 29, 1946, Barnie Belton Copper and Lula Queen Martin were married in Kershaw County, South Carolina.

“South Carolina, County Marriage Licenses, 1911-1951,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C91K-638G-X?cc=3161369 : 19 June 2020), > image 1 of 1; South Carolina Department of Archives and History, Columbia.
“South Carolina, County Marriage Licenses, 1911-1951,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C91K-63NK-9?cc=3161369 : 19 June 2020), > image 1 of 1; South Carolina Department of Archives and History, Columbia.
“South Carolina, County Marriage Licenses, 1911-1951,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C91K-638C-M?cc=3161369 : 19 June 2020), > image 1 of 1; South Carolina Department of Archives and History, Columbia.

1962

On October 7, 1962, Barney Cooper was listed as an active pallbearer in the obituary of Beatrice Stockman Coker.

1964

On January 1, 1964, Barney Cooper was listed as a honorary pallbearer in the obituary of Mrs. Helen Elizabeth Branham.

1966

On August 25, 1966, Barney Cooper was listed as an active pallbearer in the obituary of E. H. O’Quinn.

1970

On April 30, 1970, Barnie B. Cooper Jr. was listed as the living son in the obituary of Mrs. Anstis Morgan Cooper.

1978

On November 24, 1978, Barnie B. Cooper was listed as the living husband in the obituary of Mrs. Lula Queen Martin Cooper.

1993

ELGIN – Services for Barnie Belton Cooper Jr., 73, will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday in Hillcrest Baptist Church. The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at Dunbar Funeral Home, Devine Street Chapel. Memorials may be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital or Children’s Hospital at Richland Memorial.

Mr. Cooper, husband of the late Queenie Martin Cooper, died Sunday, September 5, 1993. Born in Blaney, he was a son of the late Barnie B. Cooper, Sr., and Anstist Alma Morgan Cooper. A World War II Army Air Corp veteran, he retired after 32 years with DuPont. He was a member of Hillcrest Baptist Church.

Surviving are a son, Ricky Cooper of Elgin; daughters, Barbara Adams of Columbia and Shirley Sanders of Lugoff; 10 grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

Obituary Information:

September 6, 1993  State (published as The State)  
Columbia, South Carolina
Page 8

Tombstone Information:

Located in Hillcrest Baptist Church Cemetery
Elgin, Kershaw County, South Carolina, USA 
Photo Added by Gerald Vanlandingham

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